HealthPartners LPN - Plastic & Hand Surgery in St. Paul, Minnesota

LPN - Plastic & Hand Surgery Job ID: 43715 Department: HSC Plastic Surgery City: St Paul, MN Location: HP - St Paul Specialty Center 401 Position Type: Full-Time Anticipated Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm Hrs/Pay Period: 80 Job Description: We currently have an opportunity for an LPN to work in the Plastic & Hand Surgery Department at the St Paul Specialty Center. A successful candidate will effectively provide a quality level of service to both internal and external customers. They will also carry out nursing tasks and medical orders as delegated by physicians and registered nurses to support patient care. At HealthPartners, you'll find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity, and most importantly, partnership. By working together, we will improve health and well-being, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable. SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. * Current LPN licensure in Minnesota * Current CPR certification required within 6 months of hire and maintain. * One-year full-time employment as a LPN preferred. * Demonstration of written and oral communication skills required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Must possess speech, hearing and sight skills to perform the functions of the position. Manual dexterity required. Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently. Proficiency in other languages may be required. Some positions may have lifting requirements. ACCOUNTABILITIES: Nursing Process: Definition: a licensed practical nurse uses the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) under the supervision of an RN or physician in order to provide continuing healthcare to individuals, families and the community. Identify common and recurring nursing needs of the patient. Recognize the need for and perform routine office procedures and testing in the ambulatory care setting. Assist patients to achieve basic health care goals. Identify patient education needs, provide instruction and refer appropriately. Document observations, actions and patient outcomes. Performance is up to standard when: Nursing Care: Provide safe, accurate and clinically competent direct care to patients and families. Recognize patient's abnormalities or urgent problems and seek appropriate assistance. Obtain health history information. Obtain accurate vital signs, recognize and report variances. Implement established Group Health Policies and Procedures. Patient Instruction: Teach techniques or provide information according to established program. Documentation: Accurately and appropriately document procedures and treatment in each patient's record. Information Processing: Appropriately communicate information to other members of the health care team. Provide the patient and family with current and accurate information regarding the procedure and care. Perform telephone screening under direction of RN or MD. Technical and Ethical Competency: Definition: This includes knowledge, self-direction, accountability and ability to function within Group Health policies, philosophies and procedures. Performance is up to standard when: Patient Advocacy: Assure patients' rights to privacy, safety and confidentiality. Continuing Education: Maintain current practice by obtaining continuing education in relevant practice areas. Maintain CPR certification. Utilization of Resources: Use time and materials efficiently Goal Determination/Achievement: Participate in goal setting and attainment for self, care unit and/or department. Leadership: Definition: Leadership is a process through which an LPN affects the action of others through conduct and practice. Performance is up to standard when: Role Modeling: Se