Why Mayo Clinic
This LPN position will have a shared responsibility between Pain Medicine procedures and outpatient Neurosurgery Clinic. This role will also float within the Department of Nursing pending the needs of our patients.
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 employee, you will become a vital member of a dynamic health care team and discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect.
Candidate must display the values of respect, integrity, compassion, healing, teamwork, innovation, excellence, and stewardship. Candidate needs to be flexible, adaptable, take initiative, adhere to our culture of safety, and thrive in a fast-pace, rapidly changing work environment. Other desirable traits include a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dependable, accountable, eagerness to learn, critical thinking skills, and professionalism.
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.
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
Current LPN license by applicable state requirements. Arizona and Florida: Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers. Midwest: 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.
Monday-Friday, Daytime Hours
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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