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Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the assigned department, performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic activity. This includes prioritizing and assisting in patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with patient examinations, administering medications, drawing blood, collecting and preparing laboratory tests, patient education and venipuncture and IV access. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) issued by the state of California.
Certification in Intravenous Therapy issued by the state of California (LVN IV).
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
Must have recent experience in a similar role and setting (within the past 6 months).
Must have a High School Diploma or GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Must have knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.
Previous electronic medical record experience.
ACLS and/or ART.
Knowledge of PACS, Computerized Radiography (CR), and Digital Radiography (DR).
Knowledge of Radiology Information System (RIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS).
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
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