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Sanford Health LPN or Medical Assistant Ambulatory - Canby/Clear Lake Clinic in Canby, Minnesota

Job Title: LPN or Medical Assistant Ambulatory | Canby/Clear Lake Clinic | Canby

City: Canby

State: MN

Department : General Med Routine - Canby

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


LPN - The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will

participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care, under the

supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of

patients. Documents a thorough medical history from patient. Contributes to the

assessment of patients and administers medications or treatments as ordered.

Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Counseling

patients and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on

prevention and treatment plans. The LPN demonstrates competency and practices

within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate

age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical


MA - The Medical Assistant (MA)

functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines

per state location of practice. The MA in the ambulatory care setting collects

subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and

communicates this data to the health care provider. Participates in the care of

patients by providing contributing data to licensed health care professionals;

and following through on the patient’s plan of care under the direction of the

provider. Communicates the provider’s written instructions for care to the

patient, or caregiver, by transmission of specifically defined information.

Will participate in care for patients, across the lifespan, in all phases of

preventative care, health maintenance, treatment, and follow-up as patients

move in and out of care settings. Performs a variety of duties under the direct

supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine. A sampling of the

specialized clinical duties performed includes, but is not limited to,

obtaining vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, observing and

reporting patient's signs or symptoms, and performing point of care testing.


LPN - Participate in health teaching developed by a

licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Participate and be part of a

healthcare team to conduct focused nursing assessments and contribute to the

plan of care. Observe patients, document and report changes in patient

condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and take any

necessary action. Implement interventions that are assigned, ordered or

prescribed by licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Follows safety

measures to ensure proper use of equipment and supplies. Establishes and

maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.

Contribute to the evaluation of the plan of care by gathering, observing,

recording and communication patient responses to nursing interventions.

Communicate relevant information with patients and health team members to

ensure quality and continuity of care. Adheres to legal regulations and

organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Responsible

for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and

visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care

team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Promote a safe and therapeutic

environment by providing appropriate monitoring and surveillance of the care


MA - Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and

supportive behaviors with team members. Demonstrates the ability to follow

directions. Guides patients in scheduling appointments and laboratory tests

according to established processes and policies. Logs drug/medication data into

a computer and maintains computerized records. Perform administrative and

certain clinical duties under the direction of a licensed provider or

registered nurse. Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the

rooms neat and clean. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for

patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively

with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for

patients. Understands medical terminology associated with the contents of

patient charts.



Graduate from an accredited

practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in

North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy

is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the

North Dakota Board of Nursing.

Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with

State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains

and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and



Must be a graduate of a recognized Medical

Assistant program. Prior experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Nationally certified or registered as a Medical

Assistant (MA).

Certification (CMA) obtained through a nationally

approved certification program for medical assistant, including but not limited

to, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical

Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the Nation Health Career Association (NHCA),

Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) through the American Medical

Certification Association (AMCA), or National Certified Medical Assistant

(NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), etc.

Registration (RMA) obtained through the American Medical Technologists (AMT)

also acceptable.

Additional state requirements include:

South Dakota

(SD) registration as a MA through the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic


North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of


MAs working within Minnesota (MN) and Iowa (IA) do not require state


Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months

of employment. Re-certification as required.

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City: Canby

State: MN

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: WD04349