Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

1902100-3

Avera Medical Group Endocrinology & Diabetes Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD

Endocrinology

Full Time

Day Shift

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm; 80hrs/2wks

 

Avera Medical Group Endocrinology & Diabetes Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

 

Give expert diabetes and endocrinology care! Serve patients with all types of diabetes, including type 1 and 2, and offer comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients with other conditions involving the endocrine system.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

·         Treat and monitor:

    • Thyroid disorders, such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, goiters and Grave's disease
    • Gland hormone secretion problems such as those of the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenals and gonads
    • Cholesterol/lipid abnormalities
    • Growth disorders, such as growth hormone deficiency
    • Osteoporosis and Vitamin D deficiency
    • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
    • Reproductive disorders, such as erectile dysfunction and hypogonadism
    • Obesity
    • Fatty liver disease
    • Type 1, type 2, latent autoimmune and gestational diabetes.
      • Treatments include intensive insulin therapy, insulin pump and diabetic and dietary education.

·         Hours:

o    Eight-hour day shifts 8am-5pm

o    No holidays, weekends, call or nights

·         Team of:

o    14+ Medical Assistants, LPNs, and RNs, 5 Patient Service Representatives, and 5+ NPs and Physicians

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

·         Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable.

 

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS: 

·         Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of Multi-state licensure required.

·         Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Minnesota may be required depending on patient/job assignment

 What Makes Avera Special?