Sr. LVN-Various Locations-Float Pool
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. This position is a part of our Department of Medicine LVN float pool and will float to various clinic locations throughout the UCLA Health system. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the various clinics at UCLA Health and to broaden your scope of experience as an LVN.
Possess active license issued by the State of CA Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners. Possess IV therapy certification. Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR. Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems. Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications. 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. 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 one's scope of practice. Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient sample testing for waived tests. Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling bio hazardous 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. Ability to push, pull or carry 30lbs or more. Ability to travel to and work at various DOM Ambulatory Clinics as assigned by Manager/Supervisor for coverage. (Offices included are Pulmonary, Gastroenterology, 2020 Internal Medicine and Specialty Suites, 16th St Specialty Suites, CARE, SM IMS North West Valley Primary Care and Specialty Suites and South Bay Primary Care and Specialty Suites).