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LPN- Family Birthplace (OB/OR)

La Crosse, WI 54601

Mayo Clinic

Posted 33 weeks ago
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Job Description

LPN- Family Birthplace (OB/OR)

La Crosse




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.

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.

Position description
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. Certified in Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Has attended a Basic Fetal Monitoring course (prior to employment or by the end of orientation) to demonstrate competency in attaching a patient to an electronic fetal monitor. 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); Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers); Military Training Network.

Additional qualifications
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.

Exemption status

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

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
12 hour day/night rotation

Weekend schedule
Every 3rd weekend
Rotating holidays

Site description
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.


Career profile
Licensed Practical Nursing

Job posting number

Todd Williams

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

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