LPN/CMA, Primary Care Job

St. Louis Park, MN, 55416
Dec 05, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Healthcare, Nurse
Employment Status
Part Time
LPN/CMA, Primary Care

Job ID:: 25293
Department:: WE Primary Care
City:: St. Louis Park, MN
Location:: HP - St Louis Pk West Clinic
Position Type:: Part-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule:: Monday: 8:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday: 1:00pm-5:00pm, Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm, and Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm
Hrs/Pay Period:: 40

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service, and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, and with patients and the community is just one of the many reasons we were recently named one of the Twin Cities best places to work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

Our continued growth has created an opportunity for a part time, primary care LPN/CMA (.53) to work at the HealthPartners West Clinic in St. Louis Park. A successful candidate will effectively provide a quality level of service to both internal and external customers. They will also carry out nursing tasks and medical orders as delegated by physicians and registered nurses to support patient care.

Monday: 8:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday: 1:00pm-5:00pm, Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm, and Friday: 8:00am-12:00pm


Required Qualifications for LPN

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current LPN licensure in Minnesota
Current CPR certification required within 6 months of hire and maintain.
One-year full-time employment as a LPN preferred.
Demonstration of written and oral communication skills required.

Required Qualifications for CMA

High School diploma or GED
Current Medical Assistant Certification or Registration (graduates of a formal training Medical Assistant program are required to meet criteria for certification or registration and to pass the first scheduled certification or registration exam following hire)
Current CPR certification within 6 months of hire
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including appropriate use of English grammar and spelling


At least six months recent (within the last 3 years) experience in a direct patient care setting
Computer skills


Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Must possess speech, hearing and sight skills to perform the functions of the position. Manual dexterity required. Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently. Proficiency in other languages may be required. Some positions may have lifting requirements.


1. Perform functions that support / provide patient care.

A. Patients are roomed according to rooming and/or ICSI guidelines.

B. Vital signs and other pertinent physical measurements are obtained and recorded accurately.

C. Medication and clinical procedures are administered (according to authorized policy and demonstrating proficiency) and documented according to GHI policy. This may include DISCUS or AIMS assessment.

D. Charts are reviewed for the presence of pertinent information relevant to today’s encounter. This may include Prepared Practice work as developed by the team.

E. Needed and requested health educational materials are provided to the patient and documented.

F. Patients and their records are handled in a private and confidential manner per GHI policies.

G. Seek medical and/or nursing assistance when encountering an acutely ill patient or a patient with a changing condition.

H. Exam rooms and treatment rooms are prepared for examination of the patient and set up for procedures.

I. Charts are prepared and station records maintained which may include the following:

1) MSRs are checked for completion and routed appropriately.

2) Lab, x-ray and miscellaneous forms are prepared when requested.

3) Drug refills are processed according to clinic protocols.

4) Station logs, (i.e., pap, pathology, etc.) are monitored as assigned.

5) Prepare charts for patient appointments as indicated by the type of clinic visit and the reason for the appointment according to established practices and procedures.

J. Facilitate timely and accurate flow of communication within the clinic/location.

1. Cleaning & sterilizing procedures support infection control and OSHA standards.

2. Clinic supplies are adequately stocked and well organized.

3. All equipment is properly maintained and adequate records are kept.

4. Maintain current or compliant status as determined by the appropriate accrediting body.

5. Perform other duties as assigned.

HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package. To see a complete job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit www.healthpartners.jobs, click on job opportunities and search for Job ID # 25293.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.


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