Dignity Health LVN Float in SACRAMENTO, California
Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health – one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve. As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for knowing his/her professional scope of orientation period that includes demonstrating skills and behaviors that meet a fully competent level of performance. The LVN maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment, and performs patient care services that support the physician / provider's practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician's Assistant or other licensed staff.
Assisting in prepping patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data
Documenting patient concerns, patient messages, and care provided to the patient in the patients' medical record for the physician's review
Administrating medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation
Providing leadership to support staff
This position may have access to third party credit card information and transaction systems (cash registers, point of sale devices, applications supporting credit card transactions, and reports or other documents containing credit card information) from single transactions or a single card at a time.
High school diploma required (or equivalent)
Satisfactory completion of a formal Licensed Vocational Nurse program pursuant to the Division of Allied Health Professions or military training that is equivalent to an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse program (Determination made by DHMF H.R. department in conjunction with the State Division) of Allied Health Professions required
Three (3) years of experience in an outpatient setting as a Licensed Vocational Nurse required
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills required
Medical terminology, familiarity with CPT and ICD-10 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Licensed Vocational Nurse scope of practice required
Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)
Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in an outpatient setting preferred
Familiarity with an electronic practice management system preferred
*This position is represented by SEIU-UHW
*The ideal candidate will be available to work Saturdays to cover Saturday clinics
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Job ID 2018-57094
Employment Type Full Time
Department Nursing Float Personnel
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility Dignity Health Medical Foundation
Standard Hours VARIED SHIFTS, SUNDAY - SATURDAY, INCLUDING HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS