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RN/LPN Long Term Care

Lakewood Health System
Staples, MN
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Full Time

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***$5,000 Sign-On Bonus for NEW full-time employees, pro-rated for part-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 a Star Tribune Top Workplace 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. From womb to tomb, Lakewood Health System provides compassionate, quality care for the Brainerd Lakes region and beyond.


About the Care Center

Lakewood Care Center is a 100-bed, Medicare certified skilled long-term care facility recognized by Nursing Home Compare as one of the best nursing homes in Minnesota based on survey results involving nursing staff, health inspections and quality measures. We pledge to treat every person with the respect and dignity they deserve, and to focus on improving our residents’ quality of life, by delivering the highest quality of care.

Mission for RN or LPN - Care Center

The RN or LPN at the Care Center will provide quality, personalized care for residents through implementing their plan of care with compassion, quality and integrity.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Dispense medication
  • Complete treatments
  • Communicate information regarding resident needs through written and verbal communication to appropriate staff members
  • Observe proper infection control and safety procedures
  • Respond positively to feedback (questions, suggestions, problems) from residents, guests, family members and fellow staff


Position Type

We offer flexible scheduling to promote work/life balance. Available shifts include:
  • 8 Hour evening Shift -Â 2:00pm-10:30PM
  • Weekends - every third
  • Holidays - some

Starting pay of $20/hr for LPNs does not include additional compensation available through:
  • Competitive shift differential (PM/Noc), shift pick-up, overtime
  • Increases based on certifications, education, RN licensure, experience or additional duties

  • Current MN LPN or RN Licensure

Ideal Candidate
  • Welcomes feedback from guests, residents and fellow staff
  • Prioritizes patient safety by paying close attention to detail when dispensing medications and completing treatments
  • Thrives in a team setting



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 Ashley Wallgren to discuss the possibilities further:

Ashley Wallgren
P: 218-894-8335


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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