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LPN - Pain Medicine

Rochester, MN 55901

Mayo Clinic

Posted 10 weeks ago
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Job Description

City

Rochester

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Pain Medicine

Position description

The Pain Clinic LPN work as a member or the care team to assist with patient clinic appointments and interventional procedures including injections, ablations, and regenerative medicine. The Pain Clinic LPN completes medication reconciliation, re-enforces patient education, provides health information, and is responsible for the care of the environment (equipment, supplies, and organization). The LPN collaborates with the care team for telehealth, prescription refills, and patient follow-up as appropriate for licensure. Seeking an LPN who is comfortable with ambiguity, is flexible, and enthusiastic about being a partner in the evolving LPN role in this setting.

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. (007734)

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

Ability to wear lead (approximately 15-20 lbs.) for the duration of a shift, push, pull, and lift up to 50 pounds is required. Ability to work with arms above shoulder level, and repetitive movement with hands and wrists is required. Must have positive attitude and 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 adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communication, and excellent critical thinking skills.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or certification

Current LPN license by applicable state requirements.

Must obtain prior to start date:

Midwest: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS - certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:

* American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
* Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
* Military Training Network

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

64-72 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Monday - Friday; Days (varied shifts from 7:30am - 5pm), 8-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

None

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

117089BR

Recruiter

Sarah Martin

Equal opportunity employer

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