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Company: Tuolumne Me Wuk Indian Health Center Inc.
Location: Sonora
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)REPORTS TO: Clinic ManagerSUPERVISES: NonePOSITION STATUS: Non-ExemptBENEFITS: Per Policy
POSITION SUMMARY:Perform all nursing duties required by facilities job description but limited to the Scope of Practice for Licensed Vocational Nurses in the state of California. Perform nursing procedures according to Policies and Procedures of facility and per experience. Follow all HIPPA rules and regulation regarding confidentiality.
PRIMARY RESPONSISBILITIES:1. Oversee patient flow is maintained.2. Act as resource to Medical Assistants.3. Document all nursing assessments, interventions and doctor orders accurately, completely and in a timely manner on all documents required by facility and per medical-legal guidelines.4. Facilitate patient referrals as instructed by provider.5. Facilitate access to patient assistance programs from drug companies for patients access to medication when needed.6. Assist Clinic Manager in maintaining adequate inventory.7. Screen providers phone messages and prioritize. Intervene with provider when appropriate.8. Perform phlebotomy and appropriately handle specimens to be analyzed by lab.9. Triage of walk-ins and emergency phone-ins. Will utilize Clinic Manager and providers when needed.10. Performs other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:1. Valid California Licensed Vocational Nurse license.2. Current BLS certification.3. Valid California Drivers License.4. Five years experience as an LVN in a clinic or office setting.5. Must demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.6. Experience with and the ability to operate Microsoft Office software is required. Experience working with the RPMS computer system is preferred. Must possess skill in using computers and other office equipment; in composing correspondence; managing filing systems; gathering and summarizing information; and in planning, organizing, prioritizing, and executing complicated and continuing referral assignments. Must have the ability to correctly enter narratives and data in RPMS and the Electronic Health Records system.7.Must have the ability to work in an independent and self-directed manner and assume individual initiative. Must be willing and have the ability to accept supervision and to follow directions.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Walking, standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time; climbing step-stools, etc.; stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching; pushing, pulling and lifting up to 30 pounds; raising objects overhead; manual dexterity for operation of computer, phones and small office machines; hearing, talking and good verbal and written communication skills; repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and fingers.INDIAN PREFERANCE:Preference in filling vacancies will be given to qualified Native American or Alaskan Native Applicants, in accordance with the Indian preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code Section 472 and 473) and Public Law 93-638, provided the applicant has submitted appropriate verification of Indian preference for employment. In House postings include Tribal Voting Members.All positions require sensitivity to Indian traditions, customs, and socioeconomic needs, and ability at times to meet and deal effectively with numerous tribes and varied cultures, which requires tact, courtesy, discretion, resourcefulness, and good judgment in handling functions of a sensitive nature.

  • Employment is contingent on passing pre-employment TB test, background check and drug testing.Tuolumne Me-Wuk Indian Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Tuolumne Me Wuk Indian Health Center Inc., Modesto , LVN, Healthcare , Sonora, California

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