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Licensed Vocational Nurses within San Bernardino Medical Group support the efforts of the health care delivery team. Licensed Vocational Nurses perform a variety of medically related tasks within their licensure. They work closely with Physician and Nursing team members to provide quality patient care.
Acts as a patient advocate in the coordination and delivery of quality Patient care.
Starting and stopping IVs, collecting, and documenting notes data such as vital signs, patient behavior, patient response to medications, nursing care, and treatment plans
Responsible for documenting significant changes in patient's behavior and health status in notes and reporting those significant changes to the Supervisor Infusion Registered Nurse.
Maintains patients' dignity by protecting patients' rights to privacy, confidentiality and safety.
Implements clinical care per Optum/PrimeCare/San Bernardino Medical Groups policies and procedures.
Documents patient care in accordance with SBMG health care policies and procedures.
Adheres to all Infection Control and Safety policies and procedures.
Administers medication safety, accurately and in accordance with the state of California licensure.
Assist physician and patient with insurance authorizations by proper form initiation, correct CPT & ICD-10 coding, computer data entry, phone calls, interfacing professionally with HMO and Billing Office, faxes and letters as relates and is appropriate.
Works as a team with all ancillary services to expedite and coordinate patient care.
Schedule and explain appointments and procedures.
Triage telephone calls, taking messages, referring calls to the doctor or licensed nurse as appropriate.
Prepares patient and rooms in conformance with medical practice procedures.
Obtain vital signs, weight and height on patients prior to exam.
Practices infection control as well as safety policies and procedures are implemented per San Bernardino Medical Group policies and procedures.
Procedures and treatments are implemented accurately and documented appropriately.
Patient and Physician requests are responded to professionally and promptly.
Proper body mechanics are utilized consistently.
Follows standard dress and proper grooming which includes but is not limited to: hair and body clean, clothes clean and wrinkle free. Shoes close toed, clean, and preferably white in color. Make-up and jewelry if worn, should be kept to a minimum, Tattoos covered.
All other duties as required or need.
Anticipated nursing duties include but are not limited to: EKGs, IV insertion, Urinary Catheterization, Medication Administration, Cardiac Monitoring, Ear Lavage, Blood withdrawal, Nasal Swab specimen collection, Quality Controls for point of care devices, Visual Acuity, Sterile Tray Set up, basic Wound Care, Crutch training, etc.
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Graduate from an accredited school of vocational nursing or completed state requirement for licensure
Currently LVN licensure to practice in California
BLS certification to be maintained throughout active employment
ACLS or PALS may be required depending on the area of assignment
Current California Vocational Nursing License
Current BLS Certificate
Current IV Certification
Current ACLS (May be acquired after hire)
Experience working in infusion therapy
Ability to read, write, understand and communicate comfortably and competently in the English language
Ability to put into practice excellent service skills with patients, families and co-workers
Ability to work cohesively with physicians and other support staff
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Experience in HMO
Follows policies and procedure to contribute to the efficiencies and ideologies of the nursing department.
Uses interpersonal skills effectively to build and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Expand job-related knowledge and knowledge and skills to improve performance and to adjust to change in the health care industry and/or system changes implemented by San Bernardino Medical Group.
Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.
Demonstrates an understanding of the medical legal implications and responsibilities related to the health care industry.
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
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