At Marin Community Clinics we are a “family helping other families in the community” and we are always striving to be better for the people and the community we serve. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we serve patients from all walks of life. No one is turned away and charges are based on each individual’s ability to pay.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for performing floor procedures and office duties, such as, assessing labs and consulting with providers as needed, answering the phone line, and setting up appropriate appointments with patients and outside providers. The LVN also reinforces health education provided by the RN or medical provider and other functions to ensure a smoothly functioning clinic.
All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted as a condition of employment, subject to limited exemptions. New Employees are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted before the first day of employment. Exemptions to this requirement will be considered for those requesting an exemption on medical, disability, or religious grounds.
- Follows up on phone calls requested by providers.
- Performs floor procedures, including but not limited to; urinary catheterizations, phlebotomy, and wound care, assists providers and performs procedures accurately and thoroughly per the protocol and as demonstrated on the skills assessment.
- Provides nursing care including but not limited to administering medications and treatments in compliance with a medical provider’s orders.
- Administers injectables including insulin, antibiotics, pain medications, Kenalog, and immunizations following standard procedures and as demonstrated on the skills assessment.
- Understands CDC/VFC /VFA immunization, schedules, storage, and handling.
- Administer and monitor oxygen and nebulizers per protocol and as demonstrated successfully during the skills assessment.
- Ascertains pre-op needs and visit per type of surgery and schedule appointments accordingly.
- Completes pre-op checklist prior to appointment; arranges appropriate labs and tests then faxes completed pre-op to surgeon’s office.
- Reinforces health education as necessary, including but not limited to: Asthma, diabetes, glucose monitoring, medications, wound care, signs and symptoms to report of disease process. Provides appropriate handouts and documentation.
- Responds to and assists during MD STATS as per protocol.
- Assists in maintaining crash carts and oxygen tanks per protocol. Log crash cart inventory and supplies ordered monthly.
- Reviews and prioritizes incoming labs throughout the day and manages follow up as indicated.
- Responds to patient requests for lab results, medical questions and concerns regarding disease processes. Seeks additional information and asks for assistance as needed.
- Actively assist MAs in maintaining efficient flow rooming patients, completing MA duties, and directing flow as necessary.
- Able to perform all MA duties as necessary to provide breaks or fill-in when short staffed. Must be able to work independently with a provider.
- Checks and documents vital signs.
- Work with Hospice and Home Care agencies and other services and providers to coordinate patient care.
- Carries out MD/DO/PA/FNP orders accurately and in a timely manner.
- Verifies and signs off on all vaccines prior to being administered by Medical Assistant
- Assists RN with LTBI protocol for positive QuantiFERON results.
- Coordination and follow up of abnormal mammograms with Breast Health Center and other mammography sites.
- Calls patient and arranges for repeat labs, when necessary.
- Schedules colposcopies and coordinates with RN for colposcopy education
- Maintains valid and active CPR for the health care professional. Renews card prior to expiration.
- Maintains valid California RN license. Renews and provides renewal prior to expiration.
- Proficiently uses the clinic E.H.R (NextGen). Able to schedule appointments, research patient information, and check provider appointments.
- Be a resource for Medical Assistants in decision-making and patient safety.
- Other duties as assigned.
- 1 plus year of nursing experience in a comparable work environment, or equivalent preferred, but not required.
- New graduates are encouraged to apply
- Valid California license as a licensed vocational nurse.
- Excellent verbal and written skills.
- Must be able to work independently, with written protocols.
- Must be sensitive to ethnic and cultural differences and their relevance to health care.
- Bilingual English-Spanish skills highly preferred.
Hiring Bonus: $1,000
Relocation Assistance: No
Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.
MCC is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.