LVN Family Practice

    Dignity Health
    4400 Duckhorn Drive, Sacramento, CA 95834
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    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.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    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, Physicians Assistant or other licensed staff. This includes:
    • 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.
    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Satisfactory completion of a formal Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) 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 Dignity Health Medical Foundation H.R. department [in conjunction with the State Division of Allied Health Professions]). High School diploma or equivalent
    • Three (3) years of experience in an outpatient setting as a Licensed Vocational Nurse is required for this position.
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills are essential
    • Medical terminology, familiarity with CPT and ICD-9 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Licensed Vocational Nurse scope of practice is essential to this position
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Familiarity with an electronic practice management system is preferred
    ***This position is represented by SEIU-UHW

    Position Summary:

    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, Physicians Assistant or other licensed staff. This includes:
    • 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.
    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Satisfactory completion of a formal Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) 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 Dignity Health Medical Foundation H.R. department [in conjunction with the State Division of Allied Health Professions]). High School diploma or equivalent
    • Three (3) years of experience in an outpatient setting as a Licensed Vocational Nurse is required for this position.
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills are essential
    • Medical terminology, familiarity with CPT and ICD-9 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Licensed Vocational Nurse scope of practice is essential to this position
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Familiarity with an electronic practice management system is preferred
    ***This position is represented by SEIU-UHW

    Posting ID: 611336967Posted: 2021-03-16Job Title: Family Practice