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.
•Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing
•If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN experience working in an applicable setting is required.
•Experience working in a team environment
•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Computer skills required
•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
It is understood that the position is currently in the department stated above, but overall the position is in clinic nursing and Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin does not guarantee department specific positions.
Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
One year LPN experience within the last five years preferred.
License or certification
Current LPN license by applicable state requirements.
Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area
- American Heart Association
- American Red Cross
This position is within the USW union contract. Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
This position may be required to train to any area of the clinic, including the Same Day Clinic.
Generally Monday through Friday day shifts, but may include evening, weekend and holiday hours as needed to cover absences.
See schedule details.
Austin, MN is a community of 22,000, and is surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 45 minutes west of 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. Upscale community offering many amenities not often found in communities this size. Hormel Foods, a multi-nation food manufacturer and marketer, has its corporate headquarters in Austin.
Licensed Practical Nursing
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