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 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.
Family medicine/Primary Care experience is preferred.
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.
Internal applicants are required to attach their three most recent performance appraisals.
License or certification
Current LPN license by applicable state requirements.
Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers.
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $23.10 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Varies, Minimum amount of hours are not guaranteed each pay period
Hours vary - Start time may be anywhere from 6:30 am to 8:00 am and usually 10 hour shifts.
This is a float position that rotates to 6 Primary Care/Family Medicine/Internal Medicine areas to include Scottsdale, (Community Internal Medicine), Phoenix Primary Care, Thunderbird (Women's Health Internal Medicine and Family Medicine), Arrowhead Family Medicine and San Tan Primary Care.
Working a Saturday rotation up to twice per month, depending upon the need.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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