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Yuba City Medical - Yuba City, CA
Temporary Full Time
$28.85 - $41.83 Hourly


Why work for Ampla Health?  16962

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.

  • Great Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 4 weeks paid time off to start.
  • 9 paid holidays
  • 401k and profit sharing
  • Full time, Monday to Friday
  • Great work/home life balance

GENERAL PURPOSE: Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse 

The LVN Nursing Lead provides support to the Nursing Supervisor to maintain responsibility for the professional nursing activities of all nursing staff under Ampla Health as assigned or designated, provides medical support services to the providers in order to ensure smooth flow of patients through the medical clinic. During the absence of the Nursing Supervisor, the Nursing Lead will be responsible to perform those duties.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse 

  1. Collaborates with Site Administrator and Nursing Supervisor in:
  1. Maintaining patient flow in clinic to a level that supports agency productivity standards and goals
  2. Communicating with appropriate personnel as necessary, to review, revise and evaluate inner-clinic processes to promote efficiency
  3. Providing in-service training to nursing staff as needed regarding procedures, forms, etc.
  4. Assisting Nursing Supervisor to maintain accurate records for all meetings (including sign-in sheet) and storing in a place accessible to all staff
  5. Maintaining record of in-services, and special training
  6. Planning and implementing emergency code and fire drills per agency protocols, when assigned
  1. Maintains and supervises nursing staff that support the provider staff and develops the nursing personnel staff schedule when Nursing Supervisor is not available, but 50% of the time is spent working the floor
  1. Assist Nursing Supervisor with interviewing, hiring and orienting newly hired nursing staff. Five to ten working days of orientation will be provided. Orientation will include those items on the Nursing Orientation Checklists
  2. Assists in orienting new provider staff. Orientation will include:

(1) Referral process

(2) Immunization process

(3) Physical orientation of clinic

(4) Pharmacy refill procedure

(5) Other as needed

  1. Assist in the evaluation of the nursing staff according to personnel policies, when Nursing Supervisor is not available
  2. Reviews and approves or disapproves requests for vacation or continuing education of nursing staff, when Nursing Supervisor is not available
  1. Assist with maintaining inventory and supplies for Nursing station
  1. Assists with maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and equipment
  2. Assists with maintaining an adequate inventory of pharmaceuticals available for patient use consistent with agency "Medication Control Protocol"
  3. Assures that purchasing policies and procedures are followed
  4. Assists with the maintenance and calibration of clinical equipment per agency protocol and up-keep of all required records and logs
  5. Assists with accurate completion of vaccine inventories, supplies, orders and reports
  6. Implements and enforces universal infection control per Clinical Policy and Procedures
  1. Participates actively in all Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Quality Care activities
  2. Exhibits flexibility and willingness to perform duties and tasks as a provider support nurse, and work at other Ampla Health sites as needed
  3. Resolves conflicts timely and professionally, seeking consensual solutions
  4. Utilizes verbal and written communication that enhances team effort and growth
  5. Demonstrates clear knowledge of clinic structure, standards, procedures, and protocols including Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Meaningful Use (MU)
  6. Interprets PPD skin test results and documents in EHR
  7. Performs other duties as assigned by Nursing Supervisor

QUALITIES & CHARACTERISTICS: Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse 

  1. Maintains a professional relationship and positive attitude with co-workers, the public, patients and all Ampla Health’s 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 LVN License issued by the Board of Vocational Nurses required
  2. Current CPR certification required
  3. Effective communication skills. Adept at dealing with people in person or in telephone contacts
  4. Neatness and accuracy in performing tasks
  5. Ability to use discretion in situations dealing with confidential patient information
  6. Effective time management skills
  7. Familiarity with primary care outpatient clinic procedures (desirable)
  8. One year acute care experience (desirable)
  9. One year experience desired in a supervisory role
  10. Demonstrate clear knowledge of Ampla Health’s clinic structure, standards, procedures and protocols

COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS: Lead 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