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LPN/GI Assistant - Outpatient GI Endoscopy

Rochester, MN 55901

Mayo Clinic

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

City
Rochester

State
Minnesota

Telecommute
No

Department
Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Position description
The LPN in the endoscopy suite works in the procedure room right alongside of the MD performing tasks and maneuvers as delegated to them from the Endoscopist. This hands-on position requires great technical skills as well as a vast knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The LPN plays a key role in collaborating with the MD and other members of the health care team to provide the best care possible to the patients. LPN's set up a room according to procedure type, MD preference and therapies or diagnostics that are ordered for the procedure. This role includes assisting the MD with equipment during the endoscopy procedure for ERCP, EUS and complex cases. Medical documentation, medication administration and review of the patient's history are all performed by the LPN. This role also includes time on our emergency bedside team who can be activated 24/7 to perform lifesaving endoscopies anywhere in the hospital.

The LPN provides nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of the registered nurse (RN). The LPN collects data through observation and communicates information to assist the physician and/or RN in patient assessment and care planning according to standards of care. The LPN participates as a member of the health care team and accepts delegation from the RN and physician in meeting learning/information needs of the patient/family.

Qualifications
Student or 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
Occasional cross-coverage to the Gonda practice areas may be required as patient needs dictate.

Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the clinical and/or research settings. Able to work effectively with multiple members of the interdisciplinary care team. Demonstrates strong, effective and open communication skills to achieve mutual understanding and build trust and rapport with team members. Able to work in a rapidly changing environment while participating in developing innovative and creative solutions to patient care. Excels in creative experimentation and is able to explore new paths, procedures, and /or approaches to models of care teams. Displays flexibility in adapting and coping with accelerated changes within the environment.

Mayo Clinic employees are asked to attach up to 3 of their most recent performance evaluations in order to be considered for this position.

License or certification
Current LPN license by applicable state requirements.

Must obtain prior to start date:

Midwest: Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS - certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
  • American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
  • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
  • Military Training Network
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 $21.52 per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details
Monday - Friday; Days, extended hours, primarily 8-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule
No weekends

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Category
Nursing

Career profile
Nursing

Job posting number
113065BR

Recruiter
Jennifer Verhagen

Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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