DaVita Licensed Vocational Nurse II in PASADENA, California

Licensed Vocational Nurse II

Description

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION

Responsiblefor performing moderately complex and/or specialized patient-orientedprocedures under the supervision of a clinician or Registered Nurse (RN) toensure that patients receive appropriate care. Responsible for performingoperational duties as required under the supervision of the site administratoror designee.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communicationskills that demonstrate HealthCare Partners’ (HCP) commitment to superiorcustomer service, including quality, care and concern with each and everyinternal and external customer.

  • Directs patient to proper exam/treatment area andprepares patient for examinations and other procedures.

  • Assists in the transportation of patient andpatient flow.

  • Obtains records and reports vital signs and anyother pertinent patient information to the RN or clinician.

  • Administers medication, performs various patienttests, and instructs patients on procedural preparations under the supervisionof the clinician or RN.

  • Notifies pharmacies of new prescriptions andauthorizations of new refills as ordered by the clinician.

  • Collects, labels and transports various specimensto appropriate destinations.

  • Maintains and cleans exam/treatment areas andmedical equipment.

  • Maintains logs, records of medical procedures andinventories of supplies.

  • Performs telephone screening.

  • Adheres to Universal Precautions and safety policyand procedures at all times.

  • Uses, protects, and discloses HCP patients’protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health InsurancePortability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • 1 or 2 years of post-high school education or adegree from a two-year college.

  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed VocationalNurse program.

  • Current California LVN license.

  • I.V. therapy and phlebotomy certification.

  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA)or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross).

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum:

  • Over 1 year and up to and including 3 years of experience.

Preferred:

  • Previous Licensed Vocational Nurse work experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Computer literate.

  • Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment andinstruments.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to concurrently perform multiple tasks.

DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.

Primary Location CA-PASADENA - 91105

Req ID: 309414