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Cedars-Sinai LVN - The Angeles Clinic in Los Angeles, California

Every Skill, EveryEffort, Everything We Have

Are you passionate

about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?

Do you want to be a

part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while

making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? At

Cedars-Sinai you'll learn from dedicated healthcare professionals every single

day and use state-of-the-art facilities to do something incredible – for

yourself and for others. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in

the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.

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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greetpatients and provide an initial nursing evaluation.

  • Managespatient care flow and takes a leadership role within the suite.

  • Preparepatients for provider by reviewing current medications and record inmedical record.

  • Takeappropriate vital signs and record in medical record.

  • Setsup exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs.

  • Assistprovider in examination/procedure rooms as needed.

  • Performdesignated diagnostic tests as directed by provider.

  • Draw,prepare designated lab work and/or specimens as directed by provider.

  • Administerimmunization, injections, oral or IV medications as directed by provider.

  • UsePRN/Smart Talk systems to convey lab results to patients as defined byprovider.

  • Assistin follow-up scheduling needs.

  • Answerpatient calls in timely fashion.

  • Preparecharts as needed, including filing into appropriate sections of medicalrecord and assures that all pertinent items are available to providerbefore patient care commences.

  • Handlesall designated clinical care telephone interactions with provider input.

  • Communicatesall significant clinical findings to MD.

  • Servesas an advocate for patient and utilizes appropriate resources.

  • Actsas a role model in providing care; precepts new staff.

  • Provideorientation and training for new clinical staff.

  • Recommendareas of improvement.

  • Servesas liaison with other departments, facilities, and hospital.

  • Assessworkflow of suite MA and schedule accordingly, covering absences,illnesses, and breaks.

  • Providereview of MA skills and performance abilities using designated evaluationtools.

  • Counseland provide corrective actions as needed with input from Lead Nurse.

EducationalRequirements:

Graduate of an accredited LVN Program.

License/CertificationRequirements:

Current California LVN

licensure.

IV Therapy & Blood

Withdrawal Certification.

Basic Life Support (BLS)

certification from AHA (American Heart Association and/or American Red

Cross).

Experience:

  1. Five (5) or more

years of experience in outpatient medical setting, Oncology & Internal Medicine preferred.

  1. Proven customer

service and patient care skills.

  1. Understanding of

patient care flow and insurance concepts.

  1. Ability to correctly

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

appropriate instruments or trays.

  1. Ability to prepare

patient for office visit/procedures.

  1. Ability to correctly

perform vital signs and accurately document and record significant data.

  1. Ability to correctly

prepare lab work/specimens for pick up.

  1. Ability to perform

designated testing and specimen collection.

  1. Understanding of

cleaning, sterilization of autoclaving procedures.

  1. Ability to determine

current medications that patient is using and record accurately.

  1. Basic understanding

of pharmacology and medication administration including oral, SQ, IM and IV

medications.

  1. Basic ability to

perform and record QC testing on designated equipment.

  1. Ability to problem

solve and prioritize work assignments.

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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