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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

LVN - Downtown Clinic - Full Time 8 Hour Days

USCKH - Downtown Clinic Los Angeles, California

Escorts patients to exam rooms, obtains and appropriately records patient vital signs/medication list, monitors patient flow, assists physicians with minor clinical procedures, performs EKGs, administers medication as directed by physician. Schedules diagnostic tests ordered by the physician as needed.  Performs various administrative duties, including answering patient calls, returning MD and pharmacy phone calls, etc . Ensures patient’s right to privacy, safety, and confidentiality is maintained. Maintains a safe environment in accordance with standards, policies, and safety regulations. Ensures compliance with infection control policies. Performs venipuncture methods such as syringe, vacutainer, blood culture and finger stick.  Collects and uses proper specimen techniques.  Oversees and equipment and office supply inventory. 

Works with Executive Programs and provides back up administrative when needed.

Manages Daily Patient Flow and adjusts clinical staff schedule to ensure quality and patient centered care. 

Establishes and revises work center schedule and related staff schedules (with input from clinic director) Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience/Knowledge: At least one (1) year experience as an LVN. Preferably two (2) years’ experience in an acute care or ambulatory care setting preferred.
Required License/Certification: Valid California Vocational Nursing license. IV certification preferred.
BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

REQ20051575 Posted Date: 10/30/2017

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