Fairview Health Services LPN - Cancer Care Clinic in Woodbury, Minnesota

Overview

Join the Cancer Care Clinic at Woodwinds Hospital as a LPN! As a member of the interdependent team led by a designated RN, the LPN is accountable to perform patient care duties and activities for a group of patients.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Supports the nursing process to achieve outcome focused patient care by following the plan of care in order to achieve identified patient outcomes

  • Observes and collects data to contribute to the assessments of the patient and family in order to develop an outcome focused plan of care

  • Follows the plan of care in order to achieve identified patient outcomes

  • Intervenes in emergency situations as appropriate within scope of practice

  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, and the interdependent team regarding the care of the patient

  • Contributes to the achievement of patient and unit outcomes (Safety, cost, quality, satisfaction, engagement) by working collaboratively with inter and intradepartmental teams

Qualifications

  • Practical Nursing diploma from an accredited school of nursing required

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • LPN-MN

  • 1 to 3 years experience required. Some positions may require a valid driver's license and insurance for home visits

  • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures. Cultural competence comprises four components: (a) Awareness of one's own cultural worldview, (b) Attitude towards cultural differences, (c) Knowledge of different cultural practices and worldviews, and (d) cross-cultural skills.

  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide holistic, compassionate, safe, high quality, population based care

  • Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes

  • Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families

  • Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10814

Category Nursing

Contract Status NG

FTE 0.70

Authorized Hours 56

Shift Days

Standard Work Schedule 8 hour shifts every other weekend

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.