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Clinic Nurse LPN/CMA

Lakewood Health System
Staples, MN
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Full Time

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***$5,000 retention bonus for new, full-time hires***

About Lakewood

Lakewood Health System is a comprehensive rural healthcare system in central Minnesota. Leading the way in providing quality, personalized healthcare for a lifetime, Lakewood prides itself on remaining fiercely independent to prioritize its patients, staff, and communities in all decisions. Voted as one of Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces for the third year in a row, we do rural healthcare differently at LHS by providing a solid foundation of family practice providers with access to best-in-class specialty services, all right here at Lakewood. Across the spectrum of life, Lakewood Health System provides compassionate, quality care for the Brainerd Lakes region and beyond.

About the Clinic

Outstanding primary care is truly the heart of our practice. Committed to providing care for the entire family, Lakewood brings the perfect blend of personal attention and hands on care, with all of the convenience and modern technology you’ve come to expect from a healthcare system. The care, support and education patients receive from their primary care team includes everything from preventative screenings and exams for all ages, care of everyday health problems and issues, as well as the care and coordination needed for any specialty concerns.

Mission for LPN/CMA - Clinic

LPN/CMA Clinic will provide personalized, quality care and care coordination for clinic patients in collaboration with their assigned provider.

Position Summary

As an LPN/CMA, you will be an integral part of our clinical team, as well as have the opportunity to form connections and make a direct, positive impacton our patients and team members. This role performs a variety of professional nursing skills that provide and enhance patient care. Day to day activity includes reviewing and prepping for upcoming office visits, completing office visit rooming tasks which includes obtaining and recording vital statistics and patient quality measures. The LPN/CMA will assist or complete standard clinic procedures along with follow up needs including call backs and relaying of provider recommendations. They will engage with peers and offer assistance as needed. As part of the clinic Family Practice team, you will work 1:1 with your assigned provider.

Position Type


Employee-focused scheduling with hours available between: 8:30a-5pm

New LPN grads start at $20/hour. Additional compensation available with:
  • Additional certifications, education, experience or duties
  • Opportunities to pick up shifts in other departments across the system
  • $5,000 retention bonus for new, full-time hires

  • Current MN LPN Licensure -OR- Newly graduated of accredited school of nursing with established licensure exam date set and licensure obtained within 3 months of hire date.
  • Current Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Newly graduated from an accredited medical assistant school. Must provide proof of pass notification prior to start with verification of official certification within 3 months of exam date.

Ideal Candidate
  • Focuses on building positive connections with patients and assigned clinic team
  • Communicates proactively with patients, families and care team regarding patient care, wait times, tests, procedures and more.
  • Looks forward to being part of a team


Lakewood Health System is growing and looking for great people to join our mission of providing personalized, quality healthcare for a lifetime. At Lakewood, our people are our most valued asset!
  • Generous Flex Time Off & Wellness Time Off
  • 401K Match
  • Annual tuition assistance of $2,000 per year
  • Best-in-region employer HSA contributions
  • New in 2024 - employer paid premiums for individual-only healthcare coverage!

With ample opportunities for growth within the system and support as you pursue your personal goals, it's safe to say that Lakewood Health System is a great place to launch or continue your career in healthcare!

Next Steps

Interested, but will the schedule work for you?
Have questions on organizational culture, team fit or day-to-day experience?

>>>Contact Kelly Hotchkiss to discuss the possibilities further:
Kelly Hotchkiss, Director of Clinical Nursing
P: 218-894-8624


Apply Online | Careers - Lakewood Health System

Lakewood Health System provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


As one of the primary employers in the Staples area, Lakewood Health System is continually looking for motivated, dedicated and compassionate leaders who are passionate about delivering the best in healthcare services. And with our comprehensive employee orientation, our employee recognition programs and our overall drive to help YOU succeed, you’ll be sure to find job satisfaction right here at Lakewood Health System.

Take a look! One of our current job openings may be a perfect fit for YOU. Whether you’re an employee or a patient at Lakewood Health System, you are family.

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