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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: Neighborhood Healthcare
Location: Escondido
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Job Description:

ApplyDescriptionLicensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONSReports To: RN SupervisorDirect Report: FLSA Status:Position Code: Pay Scale:ROLE OVERVIEW & PURPOSEHours 8:00am-5pm Monday-FridayPosition Summary:The LVN works as the site's Immunization Coordinator and assists the RN Team under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse (R.N.) and within the LVN Scope of Practice in the provision of selected and delegated nursing tasks related to patient care.Essential Duties and Responsibilities- Immunization Coordinator:* Will work as the Immunization Coordinator (and with the Back Up Immunization Coordinator) to perform duties related to the immunization programo Identify immunizations due to be giveno Review/compare all needed records and abstract data to SDIR/DAIR, eCW, patient's immunization record as neededo Verify prepared immunizations/order with RN for accuracy (correct: vaccine, dose, exp date, age)o Provide VIS and administer vaccines as orderedo Document vaccines administered (in SDIR/CAIR, eCW, pt vaccine record)o Set up a recall appointment for next vaccines dueo Assure all forms are kept up to date (ie VIS forms)o Complete required reports (with RN oversite)o Accurately and proficiently manage vaccine inventory, including bi-weekly and as needed counts to maintain accurate inventory and also manage supply expiration dates and rotation of stock to avoid wasteo Place vaccine orders as needed in a timely manner (VFC, State, PVT, VFA) to prevent running out of vaccines as well as having an over supplyo Clean/straighten refrigerators monthly and as needed, defrost freezers as needed to prevent ice build upo Conduct proper handling, storage and management of vaccines in compliance with VFC/VFA guidelineso Provide staff immunization training in conjunction with MA Trainer as neededo Provide periodic vaccine updates/in-services or information to staff as neededo Monitor and record temperatures at least twice a day and maintain temperature logs on file for 3 years.o Understand protocol for and assist with any vaccine excursions* Essential Duties and Responsibilities-RN Team Assist:The Goal of utilizing an LVN on the RN team is to improve RN efficiencies/effectiveness and increase the speed and quality of triage and patient care, reduce wait times and to free up some of the RN time for additional patient education, follow up, nursing procedures and other needs that arise.o Assist RNs with walk in patients; take VS, obtain HPI, report anything out of range to RNo Assist the RNs in monitoring the RN resource schedule as well as the full schedule of appointments, walk-ins and the status of patients in the waiting room. Multiple situations occur which may delay the process in getting patients appointed, so the LVN will work closely with the RN which will allow the RN to identify and focus on the most acute patients while the LVN can assist less acute patients.o Assist with medication administration including injectionso Perform EKGs (pre op and otherwise)o Keep RN Triage room stockedo Conduct monthly medication inventory, rotate stock as needed based on exp dateso Assist with routine RN TEs, under RN supervisiono Perform labs as needed prior to rooming walk in patients.o Help to trouble shoot, address patient needs, with RN supervisiono Assist with language interpretation if applicableo Documents patient care according to standard procedure.o Records and reports observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in patient condition to Provider or RNo Assists RN or Provider with treatments, procedures, and special tests as required or directedRequirementsRequired:* Current unencumbered CA LVN license* Current BLS certification* Knowledge of basic nursing procedures, nursing skills.* Minimum of 2 years LVN experience, preferably in an ambulatory clinic and/or Community Health setting.* Ability to work in a faced paced busy clinic environment* Ability to work as an efficient, effective member of the Nursing Team* Excellent interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills* Ability to build relationships that support team and collaborative work within the department and throughout the site.* Provision of excellent patient care* Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required

Keywords: Neighborhood Healthcare, Escondido , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Healthcare , Escondido, California

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