POSITION:  Licensed Practical Nurse (2 Available)

Type of Employment:  Part-time 0.9 FTE (72 hrs per pay period)

Shift:  12 hours shifts    (Day/Night)

Days:     0700 to 1930

Nights:  1900-0730

Weekends and Holidays:  Yes

Union Position:  Yes

Union Name:  MNA

Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse provides direct care to patients.  The Licensed Practical Nurse contributes to the meeting of the mission and goals of the Chippewa County Montevideo Medical Center and Department of Nursing Service, and meets the requirements of the federal, state and local regulatory or accrediting agencies. Provides care to patients of all ages, as noted in the age-related categories section. Position requires a high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers and others.

Qualifications

Education/Training:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Current Licensed Practical Nursing registration in the State of Minnesota.
  • Must be enrolled in Registered Nurse Program with anticipated graduation within 2 years

 Skill(s): 

  • Knowledge of current principles and techniques of nursing practice
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, personnel and physicians
  • Recognizes the legal limits of nursing practice
  • Maintains competency through continuing education and independent study
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience preferred.