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High Risk OB Clinic LVN - 8HR Days

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Bell Gardens
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: -The High Risk OB Clinic LVN, under the direct supervision of the -CN IV (nurse supervisor), is responsible for identifying the needs of each patient and assisting in -the planning and delivering of patient care to meet those needs in our very busy ambulatory -clinic setting. The LVN, after appropriate educational preparation, is capable of an expanded -scope of practice in the area of nursing process and intravenous therapy. The LVN completes -patient intakes, phlebotomy and preparation for send-out to specialty laboratories, does point of -care urinalysis, -ensures pre-procedural labs are completed, assists in MFM procedures (CVS and Amnio) in the -Prenatal Diagnosis Center, orders clinic supplies, ensures proper room turnover in keeping with -high cleaning standards, and other clinic-based assignments as needed. The LVN works with a -team including LVNs, RNs, ultrasound techs, 10 physicians, genetic counselors, a clinical diabetes -educator RN, and administrative staff members. The team is collaborative and the right -candidate must be a team player with the willingness and eagerness to multitask and have a -sunny disposition to provide excellent care and give a high quality patient experience. -Willingness to learn to prep patient's for non-stress testing (belt the patient) to provide back-up -to the RN within the LVN scope of practice. -This position requires earlier or later starts on a rotational basis to cover the closing shift (more -details upon interview). Weekly hours may vary between 36 hours - 40 hours or more depending -upon patient volume. -Performs other duties as required.Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?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. 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.
  • Provide assistance in QA/QC measures for suites.
    Educational Requirements:High school diploma or GED required. Associate degree or above -preferred.Licenses:Valid California Vocational Nurse License -required. Current basic life support (BLS). Current certification in phlebotomy.Experience:Experience in an outpatient or inpatient clinical care environment preferred. -Must be skilled in phlebotomy (as this clinic does lots of blood draws) Must be detail-oriented, a team player and have the ability to multi-task. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Must be computer literate and able to learn how to navigate and document in an electronic health record (EPIC preferred).Physical Demands:Walking, standing, bending, lifting (up to 40 lbs. safely), pushing, pulling. Must -observe universal precautions and have working knowledge of blood borne pathogens. Must be -able to perform assigned duties.
    Working Title:High Risk OB Clinic LVN - 8HR Days
    Department:Prenatal Diagnosis Ctr
    Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
    Job Category:,Nursing,Nursing
    Job Specialty:Nursing
    Position Type:Full-time
    Shift Length:8 hour shift
    Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Bell Gardens , High Risk OB Clinic LVN - 8HR Days, Other , Bell Gardens, California

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