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Mayo Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Med/Surg in Fairmont, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Join a team that cares like family! We’re looking for nurses like you to join our passionate team in Fairmont Minnesota.

With over 400 employees, we bring the resources and expertise of Mayo Clinic to the Fairmont community through routine and specialized care services. Known as the “City of Lakes,” Fairmont offers outstanding four-season recreational activities and many other quality of life characteristics for the whole family including a safe & friendly community with exceptional school systems. Whether you are commuting or relocating – we look forward to welcoming you!

Position description

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

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.

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 $21.10 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

60

Schedule details

12 hour day and night rotating shifts.

Orientation will be at full time hours.

Weekend schedule

Every third weekend and holiday rotation.

International Assignment

No

Site description

Fairmont, known as the “City of Lakes,” is located in the south central part of Minnesota, just two hours south of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro and one hour south of Mankato, Minnesota. An exceptional lifestyle awaits you in Fairmont’s friendly small town atmosphere with amenities truly unique for cities of its size. Fairmont offers outstanding four-season recreational activities and many other quality of life characteristics for the whole family including a safe & friendly community with exceptional school systems. The population is around 12,000 with a patient population base of around 60,000. For more information, visit www.visitfairmontmn.com

Recruiter

Brittany Crowson

EOE

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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