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LPN Med / Surg Short Stay Observation

Requisition #

53381BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Nov-2019

Dept. Name

MS Short Stay-Observation

Hours Per Week

28

Contract

ANW L113 LPN

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 53381
  • Observes and cares for patients based on an established plan of care
  • Follows the plan of care as delegated, based on policy and procedure, and scope of practice
  • Communicates observations and the effect of nursing interventions to the RN based on information from the patient /family and observed patient responses
  • Assist in planning for discharge within the anticipated LOS
  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with the patient and family
  • Participates in patient/family teaching as delegated
  • Collaborates with nursing colleagues and the interdisciplinary team

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing or equivalent

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Experience requirements vary depending on the unit specific needs and population served

Skills

  • Clinical competence in all areas of the position description and unit/service specific competencies
  • Refer to unit/service Scope of Practice and orientation plan
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the population served; this includes knowledge of growth and development over the life span, patient requirements related to age/development and providing care based on identified patient needs
  • Demonstrates caring behaviors of listening, respect, compassion, and accepting individuality

Licensure/Certification

  • Must possess current Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse license
  • BLS certification or completed within the first 3 months of employment

Work Schedule

.7 FTE (28 hours per week)
Day / Evening
Every other Weekend
8 hour shifts
L113 contract
benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

53381BR
Nurse