Oct 20, 2020

Sr. LVN - Venice Family Clinic

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Responsibilities

Venice Family Clinic is a community health center whose mission is “To provide quality primary health care to people in need.” Venice Family Clinic cares for over 28,000 low-income patients in over 120,000 visits annually who might otherwise go without critically needed health care services. Venice Family Clinic has eleven clinical sites with over 350 staff, 1,700 volunteers, and a budget of $50 million. We provide high quality, comprehensive primary and specialty health care, dental, mental health, substance use treatment and child development services to underserved individuals and families on the Westside of Los Angeles.

In this position, you will assist provider staff of adult and pediatric primary care clinic and mobile outreach van in providing health care to clinic/outreach populations and leadership to Medical Assistants to ensure efficient clinic flow and excellent patient care and customer service. You will interview patients regarding health problems and maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations. Yo will take vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and pulse, etc., perform point of service care such as hemoglobin, blood sugars, urine tests, etc. and CLIA waived back office labs. You will explain health education materials with written and video health education materials specific to patients’ clinical need(s) i.e.; diabetes, ob/gyn, family planning, safety, domestic violence, HIV, etc.  You will also help monitor clinic and mobile van flow and coordinate with provider, nursing and front desk staff as well as oversee overall inventory of supplies and forms as needed in the mobile clinic van to function on a day to day basis.

Qualifications

Required:

  • CA LVN License with IV therapy certification
  • Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR
  • Current California State Driver’s License
  • Effective oral and written bilingual English/Spanish communication skills 
  • Knowledge of health education, public health, and medical terminology
  • Experience working with pediatric population with skill in starting IVs, urinary catheterization and routine immunizations 
  • Ability to follow through on assignments, while helping to facilitate the organization, prioritization, and completion of all clinic tasks through collaboration with other clinic staff 
  • Interpersonal skills to deal with patients, staff and volunteers of diverse educational, economical and cultural backgrounds 
  • Ability to pass Basic Health Worker course and obtain certificate 
  • Ability to perform phlebotomy on adults, children and infants.  Basic lab procedures such as pregnancy tests, UA, etc. 
  • Ability to take direction from RN and medical providers and ability to work collaboratively with all other staff members 
  • Ability to work in busy setting with conflicting demands 

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.

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