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
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.
diagnostic tests as directed by provider.
Draw, prepare designated lab work and/or specimens
as directed by provider.
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
Answer patient calls in
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
Ability to understand
and assist two or more providers with clinical care.
Handles all designated
clinical care telephone interactions with provider input.
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
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.
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.
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.
accredited school and current California LVN licensure to practice.
LVN license required.
IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification required.
Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association required.
5 or more
years of experience in outpatient medical setting preferred.
computer skills preferred.
customer service and patient care skills.
of patient care flow and insurance concepts.
correctly set up exam rooms/procedure rooms using sterile/aseptic technique
with appropriate instruments or trays.
prepare patient for office visit/procedures.
correctly perform vital signs and accurately document and record significant
correctly prepare lab work/specimens for pick up.
perform designated testing and specimen collection.
of cleaning, sterilization of autoclaving procedures.
determine current medications that patient is using and record accurately.
understanding of pharmacology and medication administration including oral, SQ,
IM and IV medications.
ability to perform and record QC testing on designated equipment.
problem solve and prioritize work assignments.
schedule "nurse visits" for phlebotomy, testing or other procedures.
handle provider correspondence and communications as related to clinical care.
of medical supply ordering and cost containment.
leadership abilities preferred.
knowledge and skills necessary to transcribe patient care as directed by a
physician in a legible, clear manner including:
in typing, spelling, punctuation and grammar of medical terminology.
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.