Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research. As a Mayo Clinic Nurse, you will become a vital member of a dynamic health care team and discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect.
This position mainly serves the La Crosse and Onalaska clinic locations, however, outreach to our other regional clinics, including Sparta and Tomah, is expected.
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. Must be certified through the AAMA.
Graduate or student graduating from a school of practical nursing or passed If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN experience working in an applicable setting is required.
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
• American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Military Training Network
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. 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.
Monday through Friday (Hours between 7:30am and 5:00pm)
La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).