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LPN New Graduate

Requisition #

26699BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

10-Mar-2020

Dept. Name

HR Talent Acquisition

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

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, 13 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.


The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.



Responsibilities

Req ID: 26699
Thank you for considering Allina Health as you begin your LPN career! New graduates (licensed practical nurses with less than 6 months of LPN work experience) submit a LPN New Graduate application to be considered for all LPN positions within the Allina system that hire new grads. It is recommended that new grad LPNs apply up to 2 months prior to graduation (and anytime thereafter, there is no deadline). We hire new graduates year round depending on available positions.
  • Provide patient care support and assist providers as instructed by the physician, provider or RN
  • Room patients, manage patient flow and obtain adequate patient medical information/data
  • Receive or initiate patient phone calls and follow practice or protocol while gathering pertinent data regarding the reason for call or patient request
  • Actively engage in team communication, huddles or other activities
  • Schedule/cancel appointments for existing patients following standard practice
  • Clean, prepare, organize and re-stock exam rooms
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • A new graduate LPN is a licensed practical nurse with less than 6 months of LPN work experience
  • Experience working with electronic medical records program strongly preferred

Skills

  • Utilize customer service skills in order to positively impact the experience of care for our patients, external customers and internal service partners
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and excellent customer service skills
  • Respond to various patient needs
  • Communicate and work within a team environment effectively
  • Perform vital signs, documentation, infection control, medication administration and emergency procedures (IE: CPR)
  • Maintain good organization, problem solving and judgment
  • Follow all procedures and protocols for assigned work area
  • Standing for long periods of time with somebending, stooping, and stretching
  • Lifting patients to a maximum of 32 lbs except in an emergency (i.e. patient falling)
  • May lift items up to 50 lbs
  • Keyboard and navigate within an electronic medical record work environment

Licensure/Certification

  • Current MN LPN licensure required (Current WI LPN Licensure required if working in Wisconsin; WI license may be required for those positions that interact with WI patients by phone)
  • Non-Certified only through acquisition or grandfathered by special exception
  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire

Work Schedule

  • The Allina Health system has 90+ clinics which are located in the Twin Cities metro area, greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin. There are a wide variety of areas within those clinics that hire new grad LPNs such as: family practice, internal medicine, urgent care, dermatology, endocrinology, urology, audiology/ENT, women’s health, OBGYN, pediatrics, podiatry, vascular, sports and ortho, weight management and mental health.
  • There are also new grad LPN hospital positions available primarily at our Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis in units such as: medical surgical, cardiac telemetry, vascular, oncology, neurology, orthopedics, spine, acute rehab, and observation. Please note we do not have neonatal, pediatric, burn, plastics, or trauma units within Allina.
  • The Home Care and Hospice settings do not hire new grad LPNs.
  • The work schedule details are determined at the time of a job offer and are dependent on what positions are available at that time.
  • In the clinic setting, the LPN work schedule will match that of their provider(s), which will vary by each provider. Clinics are often open Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00. Urgent Care have extended evening hours and are open on the weekends. There may be part time or full time (40 hours per week) positions available.
  • In the hospital setting, there may be positions working: evening shifts, night shifts, rotating day/evening shifts, day/night shifts, evening/night shifts, day/evening/night shifts, 8 hour or 12 hour shifts. The number of hours per week (FTE) will vary.

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 #

26699BR
Nurse