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LPN - Nephrology and Hypertension Blood Pressure Support

Rochester, MN 55901

Mayo Clinic

Posted 7 weeks ago
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Job Description

City
Rochester

State
Minnesota

Telecommute
No

Department
Nephrology & Hypertension

Position description
This position will assist with blood pressure support and will include placement and removal of 6, 18, 24 hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, Holter monitoring, and Bioimpedance testing.

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.

Qualifications
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.

Additional qualifications
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.

Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

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.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $19.88 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details
Monday - Friday; Days, variety of 8 & 10-hour shifts (6:45am-5:15pm) - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule
No nights, weekends, holidays or on-call shifts.

Site description
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.

Category
Nursing

Career profile
Nursing

Job posting number
119392BR

Recruiter
Claudia Kotchick

Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

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