Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Job Details
Full Time
LVN License
$20.00 - $27.12 Hourly
Position Summary

The LVN is responsible for providing high standards of patient care, maintaining a positive, caring, professional attitude and working together with all staff members as a team player.  Provides medical support services for the clinic providers.  Performs patient oriented procedures under the direction of the assigned Medical Doctor, Physician Assistant, or Family Nurse Practioners.

 

This position will be flexibly staffed and will be moved throughout the walk in clinic and any suite at Northeastern Rural Health Clinics herein after NRHC, as needed.  There are varying shifts and weekends depending on assignment, which may be changed as business needs develop.

 

Hours of operation are from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Friday and Saturday from 8:00 Am to 5:00 PM, at this time subject to change if enhanced services are offered.    There are currently two locations:

 

  • 1850 Spring Ridge Dr - Susanville
  • 209 Birch Street - Westwood

 

Attention to building trust in the community, the facility, and the population we serve is paramount.  Focus on patient care practices tailoring to the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).  The Licensed Vocational Nurse reports directly to the Director of Nursing, Nursing Supervising, and Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse.    

 

Competencies

  • Ability to provide quality customer service
  • Ability to work well with others in a professional manner
  • Ability to work various shifts and weekends with short notice
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to be flexible in approach
  • Ability to build trust with patients and colleagues
  • Ability to provide care to a clientele from a rural community
  • Ability to problem solve and find positive solutions
  • Skills in discretion and good judgement
  • Skills in prioritization
  • Skills in clinic back flow, in box, follow through to patient care
  • Skills in reasoning techniques
  • Skills in excellent communication
  • Skills in meeting the needs of patients
  • Skills in working in a fast paced environment
  • Skills in meeting the needs of colleagues both physician and patient care team
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Record
  • Knowledge of kind, compassionate and empathetic practices
  • Knowledge of maintaining patient confidentiality
  • Knowledge of best practices for medical care
  • Knowledge of working within a team

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Conducts clinical practice care supporting our Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Family Nurse Practioners with treatment of patients

 

Ensures patient and provider needs are met, rooms are prepared, and the appointment lifecycle of patient care is performed flawlessly

 

Maintain metrics for quality measures for patient population

 

Conducts routine and advanced care for immunizations, phlebotomy, and procedures in a FQHC environment

 

Enters correct data into the electronic health record timely

 

Attends to patient communication for medication, testing, refills, lab work, orders, follow-up, etc., based on physician and advanced practitioner orders.

 

Focus on ethical and technical best practices for LVN and patient care considering high standards, at all times

 

NRHC provides patient centered medical care

 

Maintains licensure and certification

 

Responsive to supervisory feedback, utilizing constructive criticism in a positive manner 

 

Maintains open communication and observes chain of command

 

Works well with peers and other employees as a team player

 

Sensitive to customer service issues, displaying a positive attitude to patients, co-workers, and the organization as a whole

 

Models appropriate conduct.  Observes the dress code for appearance and grooming standards

 

Must maintain strict confidentiality relating to NRHC personnel, patients, and information which could result in proprietary damage to NRHC

 

Maintains HIPAA compliance, at all times

 

Adheres to office policies

 

Performs other duties as assigned, demonstrating flexibility and willingness to do extra work as needed

 

Questions on how to apply:

Human Resources Department

Address: 1850 Spring Ridge Drive                         

Susanville, CA 96130                                                 

(w) 530-251-1516                                                    

Email: HR_Group@northeasternhealth.org      

 

 

Experience and Education
  • High school Diploma or equivalent

 

  • Current unrestricted LVN license

 

  • IV certification

 

  • Phlebotomy experience

 

  • Current BLS CPR certificate

 

  • Must meet current medical continuing education requirements, at all times

 

  • Must possess current valid driver license and vehicle liability insurance

 

  • Electronic Health Record and computer skills

 

  • Verification to work in the United States
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