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Sr LVN - Gastro and Hepatology, Santa Monica

Company: UCLA Health
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities In this role, you will act as a staff person in the ambulatory care setting; assisting in providing total patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal and abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies.
Possess active license issued by the State of CA Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners
Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR
Possess IV therapy certification
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems
Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications
Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills
Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office procedures
Ability to use computerized patient care systems
Knowledge of medical terminology
Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, ancillary departments, physicians and co-workers in a courteous and compassionate manner
Verbal skills to effectively convey sensitive information in a courteous manner in person or on the telephone
Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG
Ability to follow proper channels of policies & procedures, communication & work standards

Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using Epic (Care Connect) Electronic Medical System
Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists
Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow
Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with any procedures within ones scope of practice
Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient sample testing for waived tests
Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments
Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments
Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency
Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record
Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere, practicing excellent customer service
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Keywords: UCLA Health, Santa Monica , Sr LVN - Gastro and Hepatology, Santa Monica, Healthcare , Santa Monica, California

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