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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Medical Assistant (MA) - Family Med

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Albert Lea
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

City

Albert Lea

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Nursing

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Position description

The licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA):

  • 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.
  • Collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning.
  • 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.
  • Delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Student or Graduate of a Practical Nursing or Medical Assistant program
  • If a Medical Assistant, a High School Diploma or GED is also required

Experience:

  • If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN or MA experience working in an applicable setting is required.

License or certification

If a Practical Nurse, a current MN LPN license is required.

If a Medical Assistant, certification is preferred but not required.

Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:

  1. American Heart Association

  2. American Red Cross

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

80

Schedule details

Generally Monday through Friday day shifts, but may include evening, weekend and holiday hours as needed to cover absences. This position may be required to train to any area of the clinic, including the Same Day Clinic and the regional clinics.

Weekend schedule

See schedule details

Site description

Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.

Category

Nursing

Career profile

Licensed Practical Nursing

Job posting number

152315BR

Recruiter

Elizabeth Brownewell

Equal opportunity employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Rochester , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Medical Assistant (MA) - Family Med, Other , Albert Lea, Minnesota

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