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Cedars-Sinai LVN (per diem) - Urgent Care Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California

The LVN supports the physician and

nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing patient care

assessments, and a variety of medically related tasks. The LVN is a licensed

nurse who works in an ambulatory care setting to perform and provide nursing

services.

Summary of Essential Job Duties

Greet patients and

provide an initial nursing evaluation.

Manages patient care

flow and takes a leadership role within the suite.

Prepare patients for

provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record.

Take appropriate vital

signs and record in medical record.

Sets up exam room/procedure

rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs.

Assist provider in

examination/procedure rooms as needed.

Perform designated

diagnostic tests as directed by provider.

Draw, prepare designated lab work and/or specimens

as directed by provider.

Administer

immunization, injections, oral or IV medications as directed by provider.

Use PRN/Smart Talk

systems to convey lab results to patients as defined by provider.

Assist in follow-up

scheduling needs.

Answer patient calls in

timely fashion.

Prepare charts as

needed, including filing into appropriate sections of medical record and

assures that all pertinent items are available to provider before patient care

commences.

Ability to understand

and assist two or more providers with clinical care.

Handles all designated

clinical care telephone interactions with provider input.

Communicates all

significant clinical findings to MD.

Serves as an advocate

for patient and utilizes appropriate resources.

Acts as a role model in

providing care; precepts new staff.

Provide orientation and

training for new clinical staff.

Recommend areas of

improvement.

Serves as liaison with

other departments, facilities, and hospital.

Assess workflow of

suite MA and schedule accordingly, covering absences, illnesses, and breaks.

Provide review of MA

skills and performance abilities using designated evaluation tools.

Counsel and provide

corrective actions as needed with input from Lead Nurse.

Train MA staff about

systems needed to perform current job duties, including, but not limited to

scheduling systems, PRN/Smart Talk systems, lab results systems.

Provide assistance in

QA/QC measures for suites.

If requested, function

as a scribe:

Accompany the physician

during the patient encounter.

Transcribe the

physician dictated patient history, including history of present illness,

review of systems, past medical, surgical, family and social histories,

medication and allergies.

Transcribe the physical

examination findings and procedures as performed by the physician.

Transcribe the results

of laboratory and radiographic studies as directed by the physician.

Transcribe patient

education and explanations of risks and benefits as performed by the physician.

Pend orders for

referrals, tests, medications and procedures as directed by the physician.

Prepare and edit

scribed document for physician review and signature.

Educational Requirements

Certification from

accredited school and current California LVN licensure to practice.

License/Certification/RegistrationRequirements

LVN license required.

IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification required.

Basic Life

Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association required.

Experience

5 or more

years of experience in outpatient medical setting preferred.

Intermediate

computer skills preferred.

Proven

customer service and patient care skills.

Understanding

of patient care flow and insurance concepts.

Ability to

correctly set up exam rooms/procedure rooms using sterile/aseptic technique

with appropriate instruments or trays.

Ability to

prepare patient for office visit/procedures.

Ability to

correctly perform vital signs and accurately document and record significant

data.

Ability to

correctly prepare lab work/specimens for pick up.

Ability to

perform designated testing and specimen collection.

Understanding

of cleaning, sterilization of autoclaving procedures.

Ability to

determine current medications that patient is using and record accurately.

Basic

understanding of pharmacology and medication administration including oral, SQ,

IM and IV medications.

Basic

ability to perform and record QC testing on designated equipment.

Ability to

problem solve and prioritize work assignments.

Ability to

schedule "nurse visits" for phlebotomy, testing or other procedures.

Ability to

handle provider correspondence and communications as related to clinical care.

Understanding

of medical supply ordering and cost containment.

Proven

leadership abilities preferred.

Basic

knowledge and skills necessary to transcribe patient care as directed by a

physician in a legible, clear manner including:

Proficiency

in typing, spelling, punctuation and grammar of medical terminology.

Understand

medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures,

pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to accurately

transcribe physician encounters.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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