Licensed Vocational Nurses function under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Under the direction of the Assistant Nurse Manager or Assigned Nurse Supervisor, or Assigned Nurse Practitioner or Physician at Belmont Health Centers when RN is not on site. Charge LVN supervises Medical Assistants I and II and other Licensed Vocational Nurses in daily activities andare responsible for ensuring that the back office roles and responsibilities of those that they are supervising are effectively and efficiency completed. Charge LVN helps to ensure that patient care is consistent with APHCV’s organizational quality initiatives. All activities are carried out within the scope prescribed by the LVN/Psych Tech Board and the policies and procedures of Asian Pacific Health Care Venture (APHCV). Within the Provider care team, Charge LVN staff shall take instructions from Providers and shall coordinate care with other members of the care team, while administratively supervising Licensed Vocational Nurses and Medical Assistants I and II.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Meet performance expectations for floor nurse operations including care team goals. Review performance reports and correct/improve performance measures.
- Provide input and recommendations to Assistant Nurse Manager in order to develop annual performance goals for Floor Nursing Operations.
- Communicate to all floor nursing operations staff daily goals by huddling.
Below are LVN duties. They are:
Patient care responsibilities
- Performs hand washing at intervals described in the organizational policy and procedure,
- Adheres to standardized precautions,
- Maintains appropriate, accurate and timely patient chart and log documentation,
- Documents all patient procedures that are self-performed immediately after completing the procedure.
- Ensures that laboratory results are checked for reconciliation with ordered labs and forwarded to provider for timely review
- If and when assigned to the dispensary at John Marshall:
- Keeps the work environment clean and organized,
- Attends APHCV staff meeting, clinic staff meeting, department meetings, and other meetings as assigned by supervisor,
- High school diploma or GED
- Graduate from an accredited LVN program
- Current Vocational Nursing license from the State of California
- BLS certified according to the AHA guidelines
- Demonstrated ability to supervise others to meet performance expectations,
- Willingness to learn new skills,
- Good communication and interpersonal skills,
- Ability to demonstrate patience and convey a warm, caring attitude toward patients and staff,
- Regular predictable attendance during work hours,
- Able to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, social, economic, and linguistic backgrounds,
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications,
- Recent experience in a clinic or outpatient setting, while working in a supervisory or leadership position,
- Able to clearly communicate in English and at least one of the following languages fluently: Thai, Khmer, Tagalog, Vietnamese or Spanish,
HR Procedural Requirements
- Legal authorization to work in the United States,
- A valid California Driver’s license with clean records and personal automobile insurance (required if staff member would be driving for any APHCV related activities),
- Completion of Department of Justice background check and fingerprinting,
- Completion of APHCV New Hire Health Clearance Certification Formand pre-employment physical, including required immunizations.
voluntary life insurance
401(k) retirement plan
paid time off
paid holidays, birthday, jury and witness duty
cme/ceu (continuing education for licensed positions)
commuter and ride share program
employee discount program
loan repayment program