UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Santa Clarita, CA, USA
Responsibilities Play a vital role within a world-class health organization. Advance our compassionate, award-winning care. Take your career to the next level. UCan do all this and more at UCLA Health. Under the supervision of a designated clinical staff member, act as a Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse 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. UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health. Qualifications Required: CA LVN License Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR. Possess IV therapy certification. Recent experience working in an Urgent Care setting Minimum of 3 years of experience working with pediatric patients. Ability to travel to Westwood/LAX locations for mandatory 2 or 4-week training upon hire. Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems. Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office procedures. 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. Ability to follow proper channels of policies & procedures, communication & work standards. Ability to organize tasks to facilitate smooth work/patient flow. 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 bio hazardous 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. Preferred: Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using EPIC (Care Connect)- University’s Electronic Medical System. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Feb 25, 2020