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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Day Shift

North American Staffing Group Lancaster, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Job Summary: 
The Clinic Licensed Vocational Nurse I is responsible for providing nursing assistance in a community clinic to physicians conducting diagnostic physical examinations and performing medical treatments by readying patients and examining rooms, making vital sign observations, administering ordered medications and treatments, and reinforcing the physicians’ instructions to the patients. 
  • 8 hour day shifts 
  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM; Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Responsibilities: 
Reviews patients' records to determine the purpose of the visit and whether patients' chart, x-rays or lab test results are ready or must be located for the physician. 
  • Sets up the area to be used by the physician by obtaining and arranging the required supplies, equipment and instruments and the patients' charts, x-ray, and lab test results. 
  • Observes patients to determine condition and need for immediate referral to physician. 
  • Prepares the patient for examination and for treatment by the physician by transferring, positioning, and draping the patient and cleansing areas of the patients' body, and hands instruments to the physician during treatments and procedures. 
  • In accordance with the physicians' orders, administers medications and immunizations orally and by intramuscular and subcutaneous injections. 
  • Administers medications by injection, orally, and other pre-determined methods except for research drugs as determined by the Medical Department. 
  • Checks prescribed dosages against specified limits. 
  • Observes and reports adverse reaction to medication. 
  • Recognizes the need for emergency care; initiates lifesaving action in emergencies and alerts the nurse-in-charge or physician.
Requirements: 
  • A license to practice as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. 
  • Current certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program. 
Physical Requirements: 
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. 

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North American Staffing Group

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Lancaster, CA
USA