Providence LVN Resource Nurse - Ob/Gyn in Tarzana, California
Providence is calling a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Resource Nurse (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Tarzana, CA.
We are seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Resource Nurse who will provide direct, professional nursing care to patients who present urgent, emergency or potential health problems utilizing basic nursing principles. Serve as a role model for Medical Assistants by providing leadership, which fosters positive attitudes and change, as well as supports management policies and procedures. Help train and act as a resource for Medical Assistants
In this position you will:
Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline
Lead Medical Assistants in day-to-day responsibilities; trains new caregivers; trains caregivers in new processes; and provides input into annual performance reviews
Basic patient care skills – vitals, BP, history taking, IM/Sub Q injections, EKG, treadmill, catheterization, PTSs, Accu check, sterile technique procedure set-ups, assist in minor surgeries, pulse oximetry, phlebotomy, autoclaving, controlled substance count
Administer routine immunizations, therapeutic injections and skin tests. Document appropriately
Assist with emergencies as needed
Establish IV lines and monitors IV therapy of standard solutions
Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all nursing procedures in the medical record
Communicate clinically significant information to the physician, including but not limited to, abnormal test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition
Take patient phone calls and asks clinically appropriate questions. Communicate this information to the physician and follows up according to his direction
Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste
Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance
Order and maintain current inventories of medication and supplies
Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis
Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures
Demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal direction adjusting to changes in workload
Demonstrate effective nursing judgment
Demonstrate the ability to prioritize patient care appropriately
Assist the Patient Care Supervisors with daily staffing needs
Keep the Site Director informed of activities and needs at the site
Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws governing the delivery of care:
Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws.
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients.
Obtain appropriate authorizations and consents for treatment.
Provide open and timely communication with patients, families and their significant others:
Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their significant others to participate in the patient’s care
Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate
Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge:
Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office
Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice
Maintain current American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers and other appropriate licensure / certifications
Participate in Quality Improvement audits
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited LVN school of Nursing
Minimum of two (2) years experience in medical office
Current California LVN license
American Heart Association BLS for Health Care Providers and IV certification
Medical office experience with references
Verified skill sets defined by department usage
UR/QA, surgery scheduling knowledge and patient education skills
About the ministry you will serve:
Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.
Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: LPN/LVN
Req ID: 273174