Why Mayo Clinic
The family birthplace in La Crosse provides services for a wide array of women and babies spanning from the antepartum period and care of newborns with the gestational age of 34 weeks or greater, to women recovering from gynecological procedures. The unit is known for providing exceptional relationship-based care utilizing a multidisciplinary approach relying heavily on teamwork and maintaining a culture of safety in this rapidly changing environment. Our nurses and providers strive to consistently provide the highest quality, cost-effective care by keeping abreast of current, evidence-based practice. Using servant leadership and our shared decision making model, this unit continues to inspire growth, transformation, and adaptation of all team members.
The LPN-Family Birthplace provides basic nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse. The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN in patient assessment and care planning. The LPN is expected to deliver care in accordance with the patient care plan and standards of care and assist with the care of family birth place patients including assisting with vaginal and cesarean births. The LPN accepts delegation from the RN in meeting learning/information needs of the patient/family.
Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing required. Currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Wisconsin.
Ability to interpret written documents and communicate via verbal/written media is required. Dedicated to quality work. Able to effectively demonstrate understanding and proper use of various surgical instruments and possess manual and finger dexterity to utilize instruments and equipment.
License or certification
Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross. 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 $20.69 per hour.
12 hour shifts, Day/Night Rotation
Every 3rd weekend and holiday rotation
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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