LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE (LVN)

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Torrance, CA, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022
Nursing

Job Description

Under the guidance of the Employee Health Services Nurse Practitioners, is responsible for providing approved clinical services. Core Competencies Performs the annual health assessment for employees, performs appropriate screening test per protocol, updates medical history as deemed necessary for employee to do the essential functions of the job and refers abnormalities to the EHS Nurse Practitioner. Gives immunizations as required per protocol. Evaluates daily lab results and x-ray reports ordered in EHS and notifies NP of abnormalities. Evaluates and screens employees and health care workers who are exposed to to blood and body fluids. Consults with Nurse Practitioner as needed. Contacts employees for follow up of exposures to potentially infectious agents/ disease and request diagnostic tests per protocol. Performs fit testing. Provides brief personal health consultation and examination when requested, and refers employees to EAP, community resources or personal physicians as indicated. Recognizes and assesses common physical and psychological health care issues of the adult population, under the direction of the Nurse Practitioner. Sets up immunization clinics and health screenings clinic as requested. Demonstrates knowledge of clinical norms for all age groups as applicable to job functions. Maintains and keeps confidentiality of employee’s health records and information. Maintains current knowledge of new developments in the field of occupational health. Participates in organizational committees, task forces and/or projects including presentation of project reports, committee recommendations, and task force activities at the unit level. Assists Employee Health Assistant in front desk responsibilities. Department Specific Competencies Education Degree Program Certificate Nursing Additional Information Experience Number of Years Experience Type of Experience 1 Additional Information One year experience in Employee Health or clinical setting. License / Certification Requirements California Licensed Vocational Nurse BCLS or ACLS Certification from the American Heart Association #LI-KC1