Location: South Gate
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Provides nursing care within licensed scope of practice.
Provides excellent customer service at all times, to internal
and external customers.
Determines specific needs for each clinic and prepares area with
appropriate supplies, equipment, etc.
Interviews patients and/or family, reviews patients charts and
progress notes to determine prior visits to the clinic, history,
status of follow-up on physicians' orders and definition of
Refers defined patient needs to physician.
Instructs patients' and/or family as directed by Registered
Nurse or Provider.
Assists physician with procedures and treatments.
Participates in chart review of patients who failed clinic
appointments to determine urgency of follow-up care, contacts
social worker when necessary and reviews with clinic staff the plan
for follow-up appointments.
Document intake into EHR (for all specialties) and function as a
system superuser for AltaMed's EHR. Follow-up on in-basket message
and management tasks.
Maintains adequate levels of medication, supplies, and teaching
aids for optimal patient care.
Assists in orientation of new personnel.
Participates in staff meetings and ongoing clinic nursing
Provides nursing staff coverage in clinics as assigned.
Assists any and all internal or external consumers with any
problems they may have in a pleasant and cooperative manner.
Responsible for collecting data from "walk-in" or "phone-in"
patients and follows provider orders as directed.
Performs, observes, and records symptoms, interactions and
progress of the patient and reports findings to the medical
provider. Does not make independent medical or healthcare
Assists medical providers and/or carries out medical provider's
orders by performing requested tests.
Assist with referrals as needed.
Responsible for assisting with the completion of all calibration
of medical equipment and ensuring logs are up to date.
Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of all back office
policies and procedure, as directed.
Handles client health information as trained by Compliance
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Position May Include Patient Service Center (PSC)
- Responsible for maintaining current knowledge of all clinic and
Patient Service Center policies and procedure.
Position May Include Mammography and Pap Smear Registry
Follow up on Registry patients (Abnormal Paps, Mammograms,
Colorectal, and Lab results) by determining appropriate next
actions and contacting patient to provide information.
Tracks patients with a history of abnormal registry results to
ensure compliance with recommended actions.
Informs patients of PAP results and provide recommendation based
on ASCCP Screening Guidelines as directed by Registered Nurse or
- Documents and communicates activities via EHR with providers
and actions taken (e.g. medication, immunization records, nursing
care plans, etc.)
Graduation from an accredited LVN school. Current LVN license
issued by the State of California Vocational Nursing and
Psychiatric Technicians. Must maintain current CPR/First Aid
training. Experience and knowledge regarding the physical, mental
and social needs of the patients.
Keywords: AltaMed, South Gate , LVN, Other , South Gate, California
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