Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job Locations US-CA-Stockton
Requisition ID
2022-9105
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule Shift
Day
Hours Per Week
38
Travel
None
Category
Healthcare/Clinics
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. The LVN maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment, and performs patient care services that support the physician/provider’s practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, RN, NP, PA or other licensed staff. This includes assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data. Documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patients medical record for the physician’s review. Administering medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation. It is the responsibility of the LVN to assist with providing co-workers with direction and task assignments as needed to ensure completion of work responsibilities within the department/function. The LVN is also responsible for actively supporting the development of co-workers through hands-on coaching, training and providing constructive feedback as requested by their Supervisor. The LVN may also be asked to perform other clerical duties as needed and requested to support daily clinic operation goals, benchmarks and quality patient care initiatives per department guidelines.

 

Responsibilities

  • Consistently demonstrates competence as outlined in the Touro University Medical Group (TUMG) job description.
  • Understands and works toward meeting current regulatory standards.
  • Anticipates physician needs.
  • Addresses problems involving patient, families and the general public with Supervisor.
  • Retrieves and prepares patient medical information as needed.
  • Sets up trays and equipment before the healthcare professional arrives to treat patients, per proper protocols.
  • Ensures smooth daily operations and steady progress towards established clinic goals.
  • Seeks necessary approvals as required.
  • Adheres to all patient confidentiality requirements.
  • Applies safe work practices and precautions for chain of Infection Control.
  • Attends all required training, meets OSHA standards, can verbalize fire/disaster plan.
  • Engages in professional business-related conversations in patient care areas and avoids personal conversations where patients may hear them.
  • Keeps patient informed about appointment delays and offers solutions in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess a situation, consider alternatives, and choose an appropriate course of action with limited supervision. Coaches/trains staff while providing positive constructive feedback and communicates with Supervisor any areas of concern.
  • Consistently serves as an example of superior customer service with a professional demeanor.
  • Consistently keeps Supervisor informed of workflow issues that need attention.
  • Keeps open communication with medical staff. · Implements clinic policies.
  • Shares ideas, gives feedback and offers solutions when problems arise.
  • Efficiently and independently plans time to accomplish job duties within departmental standards. Employee is punctual, meets deadlines, initiates and follows through on tasks.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to people of different cultures and works effectively with them.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal Licensed Vocational Nurse program pursuant to the Division of Allied Health Professions or Military training that is equivalent to an accredited LVN program.
  • A current LVN licensure from the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in an outpatient setting as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer services skills are essential. Medical Terminology, familiarity with CPT and ICD-10 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the LVN scope of practice is essential to this position.
  • Multilingual abilities desirable.
  • Computer literate, especially re: Healthcare EMR and Practice Management systems.
  • Ability to work with multi-ethnic population.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: Core competencies identify the behavior an employee is expected to demonstrate.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Accurately document, calculate and safely administer all medications after obtaining a physician WRITTEN order.
  • Accurately submits RX requests to pharmacies after obtaining a physician’s WRITTEN order.
  • Accurately obtains, interprets, and documents all patient vital signs. Ensures medications are current and all expired meds are properly disposed of. All quality control logs are maintained and remain in compliance.
  • Utilizes/maintains equipment properly to minimize repair and service calls, maximizes equipment longevity, and increase cost effectiveness. Orders only necessary items, maintains appropriate stock levels, and shares supplies to eliminate unnecessary spending. 
  • Routes, manages, prioritizes and completes tasks every hour or per specific expectations as outlined by the Department Supervisor.
  • Routes appropriate tasks when applicable to the proper individual/group as outlined by Supervisor.
  • Ensures exam rooms are consistently stocked and cleaned after every use.
  • Ability to provide leadership, influence others to meet patient needs and achieve shared goals, to effectively prioritize system resources to provide quality and valued patient care, promote
  • cooperative behaviors, act as a role model, resource and mentor.
  • Takes responsibility for his/her own actions. Know and comply with applicable laws and rules including Federal health care program requirements, the TUMG Standards of Conduct, policies and procedures as they apply to his/her particular job responsibilities. Seeks guidance when in doubt about his/her responsibilities.
  • Refrain from involvement in illegal, unethical or otherwise improper acts.
  • Promptly report any potential or suspected violation of TUMG Standards of Conduct, policy or applicable laws or regulations. As requested, assist TUMG personnel and authorized outside personnel in investigating all allegations of violations.
  • Understand and accept consequences for failure to comply with TUMG Standards of Conduct.

Maximum Salary

USD $63,232.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $50,585.60/Yr.

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