Why Mayo Clinic
Internal Medicine provides care to adults ages 18 and older. The department fulfills the primary care needs of its patients including preventative care, acute medical conditions, and chronic disease management in an outpatient setting. New patients meet with a provider who performs an initial examination and establishes a plan of care. Follow-up care is tailored to each patient's specific needs and includes referrals to specialty departments as needed. Internal Medicine services include, but are not limited to: asthma, blood pressure monitoring, chronic disease management, congestive heart failure, diabetes, exercise stress testing, hypertension, immunizations, I.V. therapy, and medication management.
The certified medical assistant (CMA) performs assigned tasks of direct and indirect care in the ambulatory setting to meet the care needs of patients under the direct supervision of a physician (medical acts) or assigned supervisor. The medical assistant participates as a member of the health care team and accepts appropriate delegation from the RN or physician in meeting needs of the patient/family. The medical assistant performs assigned tasks in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The medical assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed health care personnel.
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.
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Graduate or student graduating from a Medical Assistant diploma or associate degree program. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of recent medical assistant experience working in an applicable setting is required.
Graduate or student graduating from 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. Computer proficiency required, including prior experience with electronic medical record systems. 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.
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 preferred.
License or certification
Medical Assistant certification or registration or will obtain prior to start date. In the event of no certification or registration and ineligibility to become certified or registered, an ABR-OE or equivalent is required. Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
Current LPN license by applicable state requirements or will obtain prior to start date. Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
72 hours every two week pay period
Monday-Friday, scheduled days may vary. Hours between 7:15am and 5:15pm. Schedule based on patient care needs.
No weekends or holidays
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
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