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Lindhurst Medical - Olivehurst, CA
Per Diem
$26.78 - $37.50 Hourly


Why work for Ampla Health?    14785 

Ampla Health provides the individuals and communities we serve with high quality, comprehensive, community health care that is accessible to all and culturally and linguistically appropriate.

GENERAL PURPOSE: Licensed Vocational Nurse 

The LVN Staff Nurse provides medical support services to the providers in order to ensure a smooth flow of patients through the medical clinic

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: Licensed Vocational Nurse 

  1. Assists patients calling and visiting the clinic
  1. Calls and escorts patients to exam area timely to promote continual flow of patients.
  2. Obtains vital signs, height and weight and documents in Electronic Health Record (EHR) per policy and procedure
  3. Collects and processes laboratory specimens per policy and procedure
  4. Enter patient with designated problems and data into i2iTracks per protocol
  5. Records in EHR timely per policy and procedure (PCMH)
  6. Maintains daily EHR worklist
  1. Assists providers with patient health care support
    1. Performs diagnostic tests per protocol and/or at provider request
    2. Administers immunizations and medications per protocol
    3. Assists with calls to pharmacies per protocol and clinical messages to be returned in 48 hours (PCMH)
    4. Provides patient education and teaching at provider discretion
  1. Initiates Care Plans and updates EHR per Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
  2. Initiates Advanced Directives and updates as appropriate per policy and procedure per PCMH
    1. Interprets PPD skin test results and documents in EHR
  1. Cleans, autoclaves, and sterilizes instruments, equipment, etc.
  2. Performs control tests of certain laboratory equipment
  3. Prepares and stocks exam rooms
  4. Utilizes effective means to resolve conflict
  5. Maintains a professional growth by attending all staff meetings and required in-service trainings
  6. Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Quality Care activities
  7. Flexibility to work at other Ampla Health sites as needed
  8. Other duties as assigned by supervisor

QUALITIES & CHARACTERISTICS: Licensed Vocational Nurse 

  1. Maintains a professional relationship and positive attitude with co-workers, the public, patients and all Ampla Healths staff, Board of Directors and vendors
  2. Maintains the highest professional ethics and is honest in dealing with people; is a model for all employees through his/her actions
  3. Strives to learn more and is receptive to new challenges and opportunities
  4. Displays enthusiasm toward the work and the mission of Ampla Health
  5. Treats all clients, staff and the community with respect and courtesy


  1. Valid California Nursing License issued by the Board of Vocational or Registered Nurse required
  2. Current CPR certification required
  3. Neatness and accuracy in performing tasks
  4. Ability to function effectively as part of a team
  5. Ability to use discretion in situations dealing with confidential patient health information
  6. Effective time management skills
  7. Familiarity with primary care outpatient clinic procedures (desirable)
  8. One (1) year acute care experience (desirable)
  9. Demonstrate clear knowledge of Ampla Healths clinic structure, standards, procedures and protocols including Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Meaningful Use (MU)

COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS: Licensed Vocational Nurse 

  1. Must have neat and legible handwriting
  2. Must be able to interact with patients courteously and calmly
  3. Ability to communicate well with the public
  4. Utilizes effective verbal and written communication skills