Gastroenterology & Hepatology
The LPN in the endoscopy suite works in the procedure room right alongside of the MD performing tasks and maneuvers as delegated to them from the Endoscopist. This hands-on position requires great technical skills as well as a vast knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The LPN plays a key role in collaborating with the MD and other members of the health care team to provide the best care possible to the patients. LPN’s set up a room according to procedure type, MD preference and therapies or diagnostics that are ordered for the procedure. This role includes assisting the MD with equipment during the endoscopy procedure for ERCP, EUS and complex cases. Medical documentation, medication administration and review of the patient’s history are all performed by the LPN. This role also includes time on our emergency bedside team who can be activated 24/7 to perform lifesaving endoscopies anywhere in the hospital.
The LPN provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN). The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the physician and/or RN in patient assessment and care planning according to standards of care. The LPN participates as a member of the health care team and accepts delegation from the RN and physician in meeting learning/information needs of the patient/family.
Student or 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.
Occasional cross-coverage to the Gonda practice areas may be required as patient needs dictate. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the clinical and/or research settings.
Computer and keyboarding skills preferred.
License or certification
Current Minnesota LPN License or current license deemed acceptable by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. Failure to complete the education/orientation requirements will be handled accordingly per departmental guidelines.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $21.95 per hour.
Monday – Friday; Days, extended hours, 8 & 10-hour shifts (.6-.7 FTE will be considered) – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Licensed Practical Nursing
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