Sr. LVN - Wilshire Immediate Care
Company: UCLA Health
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 23, 2022
ResponsibilitiesIn this role, you will participate in total
patient care in the ambulatory setting, recognizing normal and
abnormal signs and symptoms and life threatening emergencies. Act
as a staff person in the office, assisting in patient care, and
maintain high standards of care in the community offices. Under the
direct supervision of the clinic manager, you will take the role of
back office lead. Provide direct patient care for diverse patient
population within the practice. Work with clinic management,
administration, faculty physicians, fellows, residents, medical
students, and other clinical staff to include LVNs, MAs, and
ancillary personnel. Independently coordinate and prioritize tasks
and protocols established by the department.QualificationsCurrent
California LVN License required.
BLS certification from the American Heart Association or American
Red Cross is required.
Minimum of two years' experience as licensed vocational nurse in a
physician office, medical facility or in an Internal medicine
IV/Blood certification is required.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomology and life threatening
Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous
Ability to perform venipuncture with skill, adhering to all OSHA
PPE safety requirements.
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
Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG.
Ability to assist in orientation of new staff.
Ability to order medical and clinical supplies and maintain
Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients
using the MCCS Appointment Scheduling/Encounter Registration
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 such as, but not limited to audiometry, spirometry, O2
saturation levels, skin tag and mole removals, ear lavage,
colposcopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies.
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.
Prior Urgent Care experience preferred.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.
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