Job Posting: This position functions to perform clinical and clerical duties in the outpatient clinic to provide quality patient care. The medical oncology LVN will work closely with the physicians and other clinic personnel to facilitate patient care and patient flow for The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute. She/he will interact directly with patients, both in person at the time of clinic appointments and visits, as well as by telephone to respond to inquiries. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Such duties include but are not limited to: 1. Prepares the clinic for patient visits by participating in daily clinic tasks including but not limited to stocking and cleaning exam rooms, calibrating weight scales, checking refrigerator temps, retrieving lab reports from the lab, stocking the fax and printers, reviewing and distributing incoming faxes, and other duties. 2. Prepares patient charts for the upcoming day: a. Print patient schedule, obtain patient charts, review progress notes and green sheet from prior visit, and retrieve any outstanding test results needed on the chart prior to the patient's visit. b. Meet with the physician to review the chart and to clarify any questions regarding the upcoming visit as needed. c. Run trend reports for any labs, as indicated, and place copy of lab trends and test results onto the front of the chart for review by the physician on the day of the visit. 3. Identifies patients with 2 identifiers (Name, DOB/MR #), and greet patients with proper etiquette by addressing them as
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Successful completion on an accredited LVN school Current California LVN license Current IV Therapy and Blood Withdrawl Certification through California Board of Vocational Nursing Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Basic computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Suite SPECIAL SKILLS: Able to deal effectively with the significant physical and emotional problems of cancer patients, work well in stressful situations, solves problems independently using good clinical judgment.
Able to communicate and work well with dedicated clinical team, in order to maintain an atmosphere in which high quality health care will be delivered.
Capable of understanding and setting priorities to maximize work effort.
Must have a quality service attitude and be able to work additional hours, or modify work shift, if needed to meet patient and clinic needs. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Occasional prolonged standing, walking, sitting, bending High viewing of computer screen High volume of patient interaction in person and by telephone Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 lbs. and up to 250 lbs with assistance
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