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Tell me about the role:
The LVN supports the physician and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing patient care assessments, and a variety of medically related tasks. The LVN is a licensed nurse who works in an ambulatory care setting to provide nursing services.
Job duties and responsibilities:
Greet patients and provide an initial nursing evaluation.
Manages patients and takes a leadership role within the suit.
Prepare patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record.
Take appropriate vital signs and record in medical record.
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.
Greets patients, take appropriate vital signs, review current medications and record in medical record
Assist provider in examination/procedure rooms as needed and performs designated diagnostic tests, draw and prepare designated lab work.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Current and valid California LVN License
BLS from the American Heart Association and/or the American Red Cross
Five (5) or more years of experience in outpatient medical setting preferred.
Ability to set up exam rooms/procedure rooms using sterile/aseptic technique with appropriate instruments or trays.
Ability to prepare patients for office visits/procedures
Ability to correctly perform vital signs and accurately document and record significant data.
Ability to correctly prepare lab work/specimens for pick up and the understanding of cleaning, sterilization of autoclaving procedures
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.