LPN - Gastroenterology

Olmsted Medical Center

Job Description

The practice of practical nursing means the performance of those services that incorporates caring for individual patients in all settings through nursing standards recognized by the MN Board of Nursing at the direction of a registered nurse, advanced practice nurse, or other licensed healthcare providers. The LPN practices under the MN Board of Practical Nursing Licensure and in accordance with the MN 2013 Nurse Practice Act.

Job Responsibilities:

Conducts a focused assessment of the health status of an individual patient through the collection and comparison of data to normal findings and the individual patients current health status.
Reports changes in health status and responses to interventions in an ongoing manner to a registered nurse or the appropriate licensed healthcare provider for delegated or assigned tasks.
Participates with other healthcare providers in the development and modification of a plan of care.
Determines and implements appropriate interventions within a nursing plan of care or when delegated or assigned by a registered nurse.
Implements interventions that are delegated, ordered, or prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider.
Assigns nursing activities or tasks to other licensed practical nurses.
Assigns and monitors nursing tasks or activities to unlicensed assistive personnel.
Provides safe and effective nursing care delivery.
Promotes a safe and therapeutic environment.
Advocates for the best interest of the patient.
Assists in the evaluation of responses to interventions.
Collaborates and communicates with other healthcare providers.
Provides healthcare information to individual patients.
Provides input into the development of policies and procedures.
Accountable for the quality of care delivered, recognizing the limits of knowledge and experience; addressing situations beyond the nurses competency; and performing to the level of education, knowledge, and skill ordinarily expected of an individual who has completed an approved practical nursing education program.
Maintains OMC Organization Competencies and Nursing Competencies pertinent to area of practice.
Manages information in accordance with state and federal regulations.
Communicates effectively.



Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Current Minnesota LPNrequired
BLS certification
Previous clinic experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Day Shift