Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA) - Mankato



City
Mankato
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
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 an accredited school of practical nursing or medical assistant program
•If a Medical Assistant, a High School Diploma/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.
•Experience working in a team environment

Skills:
•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
Additional qualifications
Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
One year LPN/MA experience within the last five years preferred.
License or certification
•Current LPN license by applicable state requirements or
•Current Medical Assistant certification or registration. In the event of no certification or registration and ineligibility to become certified or registered, an ABR-OE or equivalent is required.

•Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:​
1. American Heart Association
2. American Red Cross
•Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
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
64
Schedule details
Day/evening 8 hour shifts
Varying start times

This position is limited tenure, currently through 6/30/2021, to assist through the COVID19 pandemic. The end date will be extended as/if needed.
Weekend schedule
Every other weekend (weekend 2)
Site description
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Licensed Practical Nursing
Job posting number
133777BR
Recruiter
Cassie Schlaak
Equal opportunity employer
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