The University of Minnesota’s Boynton Health (BH), a leader in college health, is seeking an LPN with a positive attitude and exceptional nursing and customer service skills. As a nurse at BH, you will become a vital member of our team using your expertise as a nurse to deliver high-quality patient care. You will participate and be a key player on a team that is improving and delivering high-quality health care to the University’s diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, and community. At BH, you will also have the opportunity to use your creative talent to support student and campus health and wellness initiatives and events. BH offers the unique opportunity to build connections and share your ideas with top executives and leadership. The ideal candidate will have integrity, good judgment, and the ability to relate to people. Outstanding benefits include tuition scholarships; excellent medical, dental, and retirement plans; free in-house continuing medical education (CME) opportunities and an allowance for external CME opportunities.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Deliver safe, quality patient care to patients under a Registered Nurse or clinician’s direction and supervision:
Review electronic health record (EHR) for completeness before appointments and as needed for phone calls and diagnostic test results.
Prepare exam rooms.
Restock supplies. Assemble procedure trays as needed for office visits.
Room patients; prepare patients for exam/treatments/procedures.
Interview patient for history and reason for visit.
Measure and record vital signs.
Perform delegated medical treatments and procedures according to policies, procedures, and protocols:
Administer prescribed medicines and injections.
Clean and dress wounds.
Perform Point of Care testing and assigned procedures.
Collect and process lab specimens.
Place lab orders and referrals.
Efficiently and accurately record Electronic Health Record information:
Document all care information, as necessary to maintain an accurate record of nursing actions, patients’ reactions to care, resulting patient outcomes, and relevant medical communication with patients.
Answer phones, route messages and return calls, as directed by clinicians.
Continually improve systems and processes supporting LPN practice:
Attend training and comply with OSHA, MERTKA, BBP, and HIPPA law, as well as clinic policies and procedures.
Revise and offer feedback on patient care protocols, policies, and procedures.
**This description lists the major duties and requirements and is not all-inclusive. The employee may be expected to perform related duties and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.**
University paid contribution to your retirement account.
13 paid vacation days per year (starting accrual rate), in addition to 13 paid sick days and 11 paid holidays.
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
Excellent and affordable health care benefits.
Paid parental leave
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
Boynton Health is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Recent graduates are welcome to apply!
Completion of an accredited LPN program.
Current State of Minnesota LPN license with no restrictions.
Must be able to lift 30 pounds.
Open to communicating with individuals from a variety of cultures.
Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relations.
Ability to take initiative and work autonomously, as appropriate
Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
Mobility, agility, and strength to stand, walk, sit, lift and transport patients for extended periods.
Bending, twisting, stooping and stretching.
Ability to push and pull wheelchairs and gurneys.
Respond to patient needs in emergencies, including administering CPR.
Exercise good judgement and complete care duties efficiently and effectively.
Vision to read printed and electronic information.
Repetitive hand and wrist motion to operate a keyboard and use standard clinic support.
Communicate effectively in English using oral, nonverbal, written, electronic and visual forms of interaction
Internal Number: 331087
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.