Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives?
Do you want to be a part of something greater? To get exposure to many different disciplines while making a positive impact on the lives of a diverse patient population? 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. You will support the physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.
The LVN Lead supports the physician, medical assistants and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of responsibilities to include, patient care assessments, clinical related tasks and administrative duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Assists with administrative and clinical operations of the medical practice(s).
- Helps to assure that staff meets necessary certifications and licensing requirements.
- Assists with and, as necessary, performs administrative functions to include answering and handling telephone calls for patient care matters, chart preparation for clinical care and assisting with appointment scheduling.
- Assists with administrative support activities as delegated.
- Assists with controlling wage and non-wage expenses including pharmacy and medical supplies in accordance with the budgetary guidelines set by the Organization.
- Works in a collaborative role with other leads, managers and related offices or organizations.
- Greet patients and contributes to patient assessment as needed.
- Oversees and manages patient care flow, taking a leadership role within the suite.
- Prepare patients for provider by reviewing current medications in the electronic health record (EHR) as needed.
- Takes appropriate vital signs and record in EHR as needed.
- 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 and 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.
- Assist in follow-up scheduling needs.
- Answer patient calls, questions and addresses problems in timely fashion.
- Ability to assist two or more 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.
- Acts as a role model in providing care; precepts new staff.
- Provide orientation and training for new clinical staff.
- Recommend areas of improvement.
Certification from accredited school and current California LVN licensure to practice required.
- California LVN License Vocational Nurse
- IV/Phlebotomy Certified
- Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross
- 3-5 years of experience in an outpatient medical setting with lead experience preferred
- Proven customer service and patient care skills
- Understanding of patient care flow and insurance concepts.
- Ability to correctly set up exam rooms/procedure rooms using sterile/aseptic technique with appropriate instruments or trays.
- Ability to prepare patient for office visit/procedures.
- Ability to correctly perform vital signs and accurately document and record significant data.
- Ability to correctly prepare lab work/specimens for pick up.
- Ability to perform designated testing and specimen collection.
- Understanding of cleaning, sterilization of autoclaving procedures.
- Ability to determine current medications that patient is using and record accurately.
- Understanding of pharmacology and medication administration including oral, SQ, IM and IV medications.
- Ability to perform and record quality care testing on designated equipment and determine areas needing improvement.
- Ability to problem solve and prioritize work assignments.
- Ability to schedule appropriate visits for phlebotomy, testing or other procedures.
- Ability to handle provider correspondence and communications as related to clinical care.
- Understanding of medical supply ordering and cost containment.
- Leadership abilities preferred.
- Strong interpersonal skills, especially in the areas of patient and physician relations.
- Strong computer skills, experience with Microsoft office, IDX, or other computerized practice management
- Working Title: Lead LVN - Internal Medicine
- Department: Wil-Rob IM
- Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
- City: Beverly Hills
- Job Category: Nursing
- Job Specialty: Nursing
- Position Type: Full-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
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