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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Location : Los Angeles, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : Per Diem Project
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

  • Provides excellent customer service at all times, to internal and external customers.

  • Determines specific needs for each clinic and prepares area with appropriate supplies, equipment, etc.

  • Interviews patients and/or family, reviews patients charts and progress notes to determine prior visits to the clinic, history, status of follow-up on physicians’ orders and definition of problems.

  • Refers defined patient needs to physician.

  • Instructs patients’ and/or family as directed by Registered Nurse or Provider.

  • Assists physician with procedures and treatments.

  • Participates in chart review of patients who failed clinic appointments to determine urgency of follow-up care, contacts social worker when necessary and reviews with clinic staff the plan for follow-up appointments.

  • Document intake into EHR (for all specialties) and function as a system superuser for client EHR.

  • Follow-up on in-basket message and management tasks.

  • Maintains adequate levels of medication, supplies, and teaching aids for optimal patient care.

  • Assists in orientation of new personnel.

  • Participates in staff meetings and ongoing clinic nursing reviews.

  • Provides nursing staff coverage in clinics as assigned.

  • Assists any and all internal or external consumers with any problems they may have in a pleasant and cooperative manner.

  • Responsible for collecting data from "walk-in" or "phone-in" patients and follows provider orders as directed.

  • Performs, observes, and records symptoms, interactions and progress of the patient and reports findings to the medical provider. Does not make independent medical or healthcare decisions.

  • Assists medical providers and/or carries out medical provider’s orders by performing requested tests.

  • Assist with referrals as needed.

  • Responsible for assisting with the completion of all calibration of medical equipment and ensuring logs are up to date.

  • Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of all back office policies and procedure, as directed.

  • Handles client health information as trained by Compliance Training.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications :

  • Graduation from an accredited LVN school. 

  • Current LVN license issued by the State of California Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. 

  • Must maintain current CPR/First Aid training. 

  • Experience and knowledge regarding the physical, mental and social needs of the patients.

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