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Urgent Care Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc.
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Benefits: This is an excellent opportunity to work for an organization that truly makes a difference in the community. Clinicas Del Camino Real, Inc. offers a highly competitive salary; excellent benefit package including full medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; generous holiday, vacation and sick leave. Duties: JOB OBJECTIVE The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides nursing services to ambulatory care patients and in emergency settings when necessary. Performs skilled tasks and paraprofessional nursing duties requiring specialized training. The LVN reports to the Health Center Manager and works under the direct supervision of the Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse and Medical Provider when providing patient care. Interacts with a multi-cultural population of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, ages and levels of education. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Licensed Vocational Nurse performs the following duties: Provides nursing care to Health Center patients. Conducts patient screenings and assist provider with triaging. Physically and psychologically prepares patients for treatments, examinations, and scheduled diagnostic studies. Instructs patients on proper use of medical equipment and teaches them skills to care for their particular medical needs. Is responsible for recognizing and interpreting symptoms and reporting condition of patient to the attending physician. Documents patient visits utilizing electronic health records system. Keeps inventory of stock medicines available and makes weekly drug and medical supply orders. Administers treatment and medication under physician's orders, except for intravenous medications. Verifies and administers immunizations upon physician's orders. Prepares in-house monthly EHR reports. May provide supervision of Medical Assistant personnel. Coordinates patient flow activities and assists with patient records audit for their quality of care system. Participates in Quality Improvement as necessary. Adheres to and follows established nursing policies, procedures and practices. May float to other Clinicas sites when additional coverage is needed. Interacts in a professional manner and works collaboratively with Clinicas' staff and patients. Provides excellent customer service to patients, vendors and employees. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Continued) May assist patients with mental illness, substance abuse problems and or/emotional disturbance. Due to the nature of the job, may work with or be exposed to information or material of a sexual nature. Performs other duties as assigned including participation in all safety programs which may include assignment to an emergency response team. Requirements: EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent required. Must be a graduate of an approved program in vocational nursing practices and techniques from an accredited school of nursing and possess a current Vocational Nurse license issued by the state of California. Must have completed phlebotomy coursework and possess IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawal Certification. Must be able to administer immunizations and injections. Knowledgeable in measures for preventing spread of diseases. Ability to use sterilizing equipment and be knowledgeable in methods of handling sterile material and dressings is required. Current CPR certification is required. Must have knowledge of first aid procedures and have the ability to render such aid in case of emergency. Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively in writing and verbally; accurate spelling and grammar. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required. Proficiency with use of computers and programs is required. Must have the ability to establish effective relationships with patients and fellow staff. Must have reliable transportation, as may be required to float to other Health Centers as needed. Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc., Oxnard , Urgent Care Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Oxnard, California

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