(LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse - Primary Care - 125923
#125923 (LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse - Primary CareInitial Review Date: Thu 11/30/2023
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Under the direct supervision of the Clinic Manager and Medical Director in the assigned department, performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic activity. This includes prioritizing and assisting in patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with patient examinations, administering medications, drawing blood, collecting and preparing laboratory tests, patient education and venipuncture and IV access. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Other related duties as assigned.
LVN to be responsible for all aspects of return to work status and updates for employees related to COVID-19 exposures and infection of COVID-19. Duties to include assisting with reviewing COVID-19 results, assisting RN with COVID-19 follow ups on employee symptoms calls, answering calls, scheduling follow ups, assisting with return to work and emailing work statuses, answering general questions regarding return to work guidelines, managing workques in EPIC/in-boxes for return to work, end of shift reports, assisting RN with call backs. Documentation for return to work status would be essential to provide daily reports to COEM/EOC department.
Performs ancillary testing and tasks as ordered by Advanced Practice Clinician (PFT, EKG, injections, audiograms, blood draws) as certified, Maintains supplies, clean rooms and equipment, and stocks rooms with required supplies, Maintains and operates all clinical equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures, Performs drug screen collections for both DOT and Non-DOT drug screens, using proper chain of custody; ensures preparation for pickup and shipment to appropriate laboratory, Performs front office clerical duties such as answering telephones, check-in, check-out and recording process software testing. LVN to be responsible for all aspects of return to work status and clearances. Performs other duties, as assigned.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the LVN or Sr. LVN.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - issued by the state of California.
Certification in Intravenous Therapy issued by the state of California (LVN IV).
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Demonstrated recent experience in a similar role and setting.
Must possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
- Occupational Health experience.
- Experience with COVID-19
- Experience with return to work program.
- Ambulatory experience.
- Point of Care testing experience.
Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $69,322 - $86,193 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $33.20 - $41.28
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