Mayo Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA) - Orthopedics in Mankato, Minnesota
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The licensed practical nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA):
• 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.
• Collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the RN and/or provider in patient assessment and care planning.
• 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.
• Delivers care in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care.
• Possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and participates on committees or projects.
•Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing or Graduate from a Medical Assistant diploma or associate degree program.
•If a Medical Assistant, a High School Diploma/GED is also required
•If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of LPN or MA experience working in an applicable setting is required.
•Experience working in a team environment
•Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
•Computer skills required
•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
Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.
One year LPN/MA experience within the last five years preferred.
License or certification
•Current LPN license by applicable state requirements or
•Active Medical Assistant certification (CMA), or registration (RMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) is preferred.
•Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:
American Heart Association
American Red Cross
•Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 80
Schedule details 8 hour shifts between 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, dependent on department needs.
This position is in the Orthopedic Clinic
Occasional travel required (<55 miles) to outreach sites in SWMN.
Orientation will be at full time hours.
Weekend schedule No weekends or holidays.
Site description Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Career profile Licensed Practical Nursing
Job posting number 150538BR
Recruiter Cassie Schlaak
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