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LPN - Hospice Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
La Crosse, WI
Date:
05/25/2017
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • LPN/LVN
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Job Details

LPN - Hospice Job

Location: La Crosse, WI, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Hospice

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: Do you want to provide compassionate end of life nursing? Join MCHS’s committed and comprehensive interdisciplinary hospice team dedicated to providing expert physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families through the stages of terminal illness.
The ideal candidate must be compassionate, collaborative, organized, have strong assessment & up-to-date clinical skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment caring for a variety of patients & diagnoses. In this position you will:
  • Drive throughout your work day to see patients in private residences, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities within a designated region.
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for the patient utilizing the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Utilize software programs for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members


Responsibilities: The LPN provides basic nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse. The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN in patient assessment and care planning. The LPN is expected to deliver care in accordance with the patient care plan and standards of care. The LPN accepts delegation from the RN in meeting learning/information needs of the patient/family.

Qualifications: Currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Wisconsin, Minnesota or Iowa, depending on where they are employed. Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:

• American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Military Training Network

Additional Qualifications: One year LPN experience within the last five years preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and on-call. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing required.

License or Certification: Current LPN license by applicable state requirements. Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Hours/Pay Period: 56
Weekend Schedule: Every other weekend position

Recruiter: Todd Williams

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.


Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job Posting Number: 81165BR

Date: Apr 27, 2017


Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

Job Segment: Medical, Nursing, LPN, Hospice, Research, Healthcare