Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/14/2017
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Sr LVN - Venice Family Clinic
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UCLA Health | Venice, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Incumbent assists provider staff of adult and pediatric primary care clinic in providing health care to clinic population and leadership to Medical Assistants to ensure efficient clinic flow and excellent patient care and customer service. Duties Include but are not limited to: Interview patients regarding health problems and maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations. Take vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and pulse, etc. Performs point of service care such as hemoglobin, blood sugars, urine tests, etc. and CLIA waived back office labs. Explain health education materials with written and video health education materials specific to patients' clinical need(s) i.e.; diabetes, ob/gyn, family planning, safety, domestic violence, HIV, etc. Assist in medical emergencies under provider guidance to include calling 911, starting IVs, setting up oxygen, pulse ox and administering medication. Accurately record services provided in patients chart using EHR. Perform in-clinic procedures, such as urine cath, visual acuity, audiometry, etc. Provides immunizations, PPD placements and readings, breathing treatments, oral, injectable and topical medications as ordered by providers and per protocol. Performs various types of wound care to include packing under direction of provider. Assist with examinations and translate for providers as needed. Set up rooms for patients and specialists when necessary. Provide pregnancy counseling according to policy and procedures. Serve as resource for other medical assistants answer questions regarding patient care procedures. Help monitor clinic flow and coordinate with provider, nursing and front desk staff. Train medical assistants and volunteer staff to clinic flow, and to entry of patient information in the electronic medical record. Assess competencies. Communicate with nursing supervisor and clearly disseminate information to Medical Assistant staff. Oversee overall inventory of supplies and forms as needed to function on a day to day basis. Collect and process paperwork and specimen samples as requested by provider. Process screening tests such as hematocrits, RUA's, card pregnancy test, FIT, etc., including documentation of results. Perform these functions when floating to other sites and serving as lab back up. Other duties as needed with Venice Family Clinic. This position is available to work four 10 hour shifts Monday-Thursday or Monday-Thursday 12pm-9pm and Friday 8am-5pm. *Must work until 9pm Monday-Thursday. This position is working with MediCal/Underserved/Homeless populations and the local community. Population consists of pediatrics, pre-natal and adult patient.

Job Qualifications
Current California LVN license (IV Certified) required. Experience working with pediatric population with skill in starting IVs, urinary catheterization and routine immunizations. Experience working with an electronic medical record. Preferrably NextGen. Effective oral and written bilingual English/Spanish communication skills. Ability to pass Basic Health Worker course and obtain certificate. Ability to perform phlebotomy on adults, children and infants. Basic lab procedures such as pregnancy tests, UA, etc. Ability to take direction from RN and medical providers and ability to work collaboratively with all other staff members. Current BCLS/CPR card and ability to assist in a medical emergency required. Ability to work in busy setting with conflicting demands. Previous clinic experience and experience working with pediatric populations.

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.