LPN - Primary Care Internal Medicine
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: September 8, 2018
This position is open to experienced nurses and new grad nurses.
Location: Baldwin 4, 5, & 6, Primary Care Internal Medicine, Employee and Community Health
Patient Care Type: We care for adults 18 years and older who live within our local community as well as Mayo Clinic employees and dependents. Our providers offer general health and wellness care, including preventive exams. They also help manage complex medical conditions, such as heart disease, emphysema and diabetes, as well as help manage multiple comorbidities and geriatric care.
Nursing Team Roles: The LPN prepares patient for provider office visits which includes: medication reconciliation, reviewing preventative services due, vital signs, immunization administration, and collecting pertinent health information. Manage nurse visit calendar and post visit cares which include: medication administration, immunizations, blood pressure checks, suture/staple removal, dressing/wound care, ear washes, specimen collections and other nursing procedures. Work collaboratively with registered nurses and providers to relay test results, assist with prescription discrepancies, and other health follow up via telephone and online services.
The licensed practical nurse (LPN) provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN) or other assigned supervisor and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor in meeting the needs of the patient/family. The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning. The LPN participates as a member of the health care team and accepts delegation from the RN/assigned supervisor and provider in meeting needs of the patient/family. The LPN delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The LPN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and instructing; and may participate on committees or projects, including quality improvement projects. (007734)
Student or Graduate of a school of practical nursing or passed LPN Boards after a defined period in a professional nursing program (e.g. some states allow RN students to take the LPN board exam after completing one to two years in the RN program). If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN experience working in an applicable setting is required.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Strong keyboarding and computer application skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to work flexible hours. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.
License or certification
Must obtain prior to start date:
Current LPN license by applicable state requirements.
Arizona and Florida: Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.
Midwest: 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 or BLS Provider)
- Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
- Military Training NetworkAdditional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.11 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Monday - Friday; Extended Days, 8-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE
8-10 Saturdays per year - NOT NEGOTIABLE
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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