Specialists (Clinical and Non-Clinical)
Pulmonary Clinic (Rancho Mirage)
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA
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  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.

    • The position is responsible for performing duties consistent with accurate patient care activity within the scope of licensure, maintaining a quality of standard care, anticipating daily workload, prioritizing activities and coordinating the workload of the clinic(s).

  • Reports to

    • Clinic Manager, Director or Chief Administrative Officer

  • Supervises

    • Clinical and Office Staff

  • Ages of Patients

    • Pediatric

    • Adolescent

    • Adult

    • Geriatric

  • Blood Borne Pathogens

    • High Potential

  • Qualifications

    • Education

      • Required: Graduation from an Accredited LVN program

    • Licensure/Certification

      • Required: Current California LVN licensure, American Heart Association BLS

    • Experience

      • Required: 1 to 2 years experience in the area of specialty or in area of higher acuity

      • Preferred: 1 to 2 years leadership experience

  • Essential Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.

    • Performs clinical care and gives patient care as required for volumes of patients presenting.

    • Assists physicians, so that appropriate preparation, examination and diagnostic testing occur without error and without delay.

    • Ensures accurate documentation of all patient care activity.

    • Provides timely and appropriate discharge instructions to patients.

    • Performs patient callbacks with information about test results or for quality customer service.

    • Administers medication within the scope of practice.

    • Maintains communication and resolves issues regarding clinic activities.

    • Supervises all activities related to the daily management of the patient flow.

    • Ensures the assignment of appropriately qualified staff for the patients based on clinic activity and volumes.

    • Assigns and maintains optimum staffing in order to maximize patient flow.

    • Communicates with medical staff, patients, families, ancillary departments and others.

    • Demonstrates prioritization and decision-making skills with regard to daily activities for clinic.

    • Demonstrates effective problem solving techniques for daily situations.

    • Responds to staff concerns in a timely manner.

    • Serves as a clinical and administrative resource for staff.

    • Investigates family, patient or physician complaints and reports unsolved problems to appropriate leadership.

    • Interacts with medical staff and other hospital departments to ensure that patient concerns are addressed.

    • Monitors quality of care given in all areas.

    • Monitors productivity of clinic staff.

    • Utilizes staff downtime effectively to do chart review, department duties, and patient follow-up.

    • Interprets, explains and applies policies and procedures and standards of care.

    • Ensures adherence to Joint Commission, California and Federal standards.

    • Provides input to performance evaluations on time.

    • Facilitates staff orientation and development for the department. Initiates educational opportunities.

    • Assists in control of expenditures within the department.

    • Ensures cleanliness and maintenance of the clinic adjacent areas and implements appropriate actions to keep physical plant up to standard.

    • Reports equipment problems and assists to monitor repair and return to use.

    • Performs scribe duties if applicable.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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