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Posted:
12/15/2016
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Sr LVN Santa Monica Allergy Clinic
UCLA Health | Los Angeles, California
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Job Description

Under the supervision of a designated clinical staff member, 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. Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems. Current and valid CPR certification. Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications. Possess IV therapy certification. 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 organize tasks to facilitate smooth work/patient flow. 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. PREFERRED: Experience in providing allergy skin tests/ food & drug challenges/interpret- make assessment of results for patients of all ages including infants. Experience in venipuncture/ withdraw blood for patients of all ages including infants. Experience in managing adverse allergic reactions on patients of all ages including infants with severe allergies/ including but not limited to: administering oral medications in liquid form to infants in a collected , rapid manner to control adverse reactions and prevent anaphylaxis.

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About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.

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