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Allina Health System LPN - Med / Surg Short Stay Observation Minneapolis, MN in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Advertisement LPN - Med / Surg Short Stay Observation Minneapolis, MN Requisition # 68461BR Physical Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Posted Date 15-Oct-2020 Dept. Name MS Short Stay-Observation Hours Per Week 36 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: 68461 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 .9 FTE (36 hours per week) Day/Evening shifts Every other Weekend 8 hour shifts L113 contract Benefits 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