Job ID: 290107604  |  Last Updated: 6/23/2022

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - North Loop Clinic (1.0 FTE, Days/Evenings) - $3,000 Hiring Incentive

Employer
Hennepin Healthcare
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Applicant Contact
Jessica Endres

Job Description

We are hiring a 1.0 FTE (80 hours per two week pay period) Licensed Practical Nurse for our North Loop Clinic to work days/evenings with ability to select from 8, 9, or 10 hour shifts (clinic hours vary 7am-7pm). Flexibility is needed to help with rotating weekend coverage at other clinics when needed.

A $3,000 hiring incentive is available for eligible external candidates (current employees, contract/temporary workers, and former employees returning to HHS within one year are ineligible).

SUMMARY
With the context of the Hennepin County Medical Center Relationship-Based Care Practice Model, under the direction of providers and/or the registered nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse assists providers in the delivery of care and performs nursing functions within the LPN scope of practice.

Required COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees
Hennepin Healthcare requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes all employees, volunteers, students, and contracted staff, with limited exemptions for medical or religious reasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform assigned clinical tasks under the direction of a provider or a registered nurse including: administer and dispense medications and immunizations
Contribute to the initial and ongoing assessment of patients
Obtain patient information and medical history including current medications, allergies, chief complaint, and immunization schedule
Perform basic patient care activities including taking and charting vital signs
Under the direction of a registered nurse, provide patient education from standardized teaching plans
Transcribe orders, maintain telephone communication, and call prescription refills as directed by providers
Assist with tracking and review of medical records and lab results
Clean equipment and rooms. Maintain a safe environment
Procure and stock equipment and supplies and ensure that equipment is operable through quality assurance checks
Maintain clinical competence within the area of specialty
Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with patient and family, team members, department and medical center personnel
Perform other duties as assigned, but only when trained to do so

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of an approved course in practical nursing
Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued by the Minnesota Board of Nursing
Current CPR certification

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
Must possess basic nursing skills and deliver safe patient care
Attention to detail and ability to problem solve are essential
Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

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