Sr. LVN - MAP Cardiology Consultants, Med Plaza
The Licensed Vocational Nurse must be able to work with a primary nursing model as delivery care systems and follow established University, Hospital, and Departmental work policies, procedures and guidelines. 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.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems. Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR. 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. Possess active license issued by the State of CA Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners. 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. Knowledge of basic computer fundamentals. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly using appropriate English vocabulary and grammar. Ability to understand oral and written directives. Ability to read and write Standard English text. Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (add, subtract, multiply, and divide). Demonstrates an understanding of medical terminology and abbreviations. Ability to organize and prioritized work to complete assignments in a timely manner.