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Cedars-Sinai LVN - Santa Monica GI in Santa Monica, 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 services.

  • Greet patients and provide an initial nursing evaluation.

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

  • Prepares patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record.

  • Takes 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.

  • Perform designated diagnostic tests as directed by provider.

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

  • Administer 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.

  • Follow-up on scheduling needs and answers patient calls in a timely fashion.

  • 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 commences.

  • Ability to understand and assist providers with clinical care.

  • Handles all designated clinical care telephone interactions with provider input.

  • Communicates all significant clinical findings to MD.

  • Serves as an advocate for patient and utilizes appropriate resources.

  • Provide orientation and training for new clinical staff and recommends areas for improvement.

  • Serves as liaison with other departments, facilities, and hospital.

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

The position will be* 50% administrative and 50% clinical*


  • Graduate from an accredited LVN Program


  • California LVN license required.

  • IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal certificate required.

  • Basic Life Support certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required.


Five (5) or more years of experience in outpatient medical setting preferred.

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.