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Cedars-Sinai Licensed Vocational Nurse - Endocrinology in Beverly Hills, 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

  • Greet patients and provide an initial nursingevaluation.

  • Manages patient care flow and takes a leadership rolewithin the suite.

  • Prepare patients for provider by reviewing currentmedications and record in medical record.

  • Take appropriate vital signs and record in medicalrecord.

  • Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately basedon patient visit needs.

  • Assist provider in examination/procedure rooms asneeded.

  • Perform designated diagnostic tests as directed byprovider.

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

  • Administer immunization, injections, oral or IVmedications as directed by provider.

  • Use PRN/Smart Talk systems to convey lab results topatients as defined by provider.

  • Assist in follow-up scheduling needs.

  • Answer patient calls in timely fashion.

  • Prepare charts as needed, including filing intoappropriate sections of medical record and assures that all pertinentitems are available to provider before patient care commences.

  • Handles all designated clinical care telephoneinteractions with provider input.

  • Communicates all significant clinical findings to MD.

  • Serves as an advocate for patient and utilizesappropriate resources.

  • Acts as a role model in providing care; precepts newstaff.

  • Provide orientation and training for new clinicalstaff.

  • 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 abilitiesusing designated evaluation tools.

  • Counsel and provide corrective actions as needed withinput from Lead Nurse.

Educational Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited LVN

Program.

License/Certification Requirements:

  • 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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