LVN Supervisor

Position Summary:

The LVN Supervisor is a licensed professional who is responsible for overseeing the clinical activities for the City of Hope Arcadia practice. This role works in conjunction with the Director of Practice Management to deliver direct medical management for a defined ambulatory population according to standardized procedures and in collaboration with a physician advisor. Provides primary care within scope of license in collaboration with physicians. Professional practice as a health team member is defined by departmental policies with institutional approval. Acts as a patient advocate in all ethical and legal aspects. Participates in the supervision of LVNs, M.A.'s and other clinical staff. Partners with the Director of Practice Management on staffing, which includes hiring, making work assignments, coaching, training, evaluating job performance and clinical competencies and administering disciplinary actions as appropriate. Participates in planning for financial, capital equipment and facilities needs of City of Hope Arcadia and related programs, Actively participates with peers, subordinates and supervisors in constructive problem solving. Contributes to quality improvement initiatives and corrective actions required to address regulatory accreditation standards.

Prepares patients to see the physicians, facilitates lab tests and other physician orders as directed. Reports all results from in-house lab equipment as well as samples sent to reference lab under the direct supervision of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Performs venipuncture, specimen collection, specimen processing and simple technical procedures under the direct supervision of the Clinical Director. Keeps work area clean and maintains adequate supply levels.

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Education: High School Diploma

Minimum Experience: Previous supervisory or program coordination experience preferred in surgery and /or oncology. Minimum one year of experience in phlebotomy. At least one year of experience in primary care clinical assisting. Experience performing lab tests and processing lab and diagnostic study orders. Electronic medical Record experience preferred.

Required License/Certification: Current/valid California Licensed Vocational Nurse License andBLS CPR card (required). IV Certification preferred

Perfect Fit:

Someone with an insatiable curiosity and sense of inquiry to learn why we treat cancer as we do - and to help us achieve the next level of care

A heartfelt commitment to providing quality, evidence-based care to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.

An abiding compassion for patients and their families, all of whom are fighting against cancer and for a return to health.

A holistic view of healthcare, recognizing that professional nurses not only care for the physical symptoms of cancer, but for the mental, emotional, psychological and spiritual manifestations as well.

A genuine desire to be challenged by a complex patient population that is aging, and may be suffering from co-morbidities like heart disease or diabetes in addition to a cancer diagnosis.

A contagious enthusiasm for focusing - or refocusing - your career on the sense of vocation that compelled you to choose nursing in the first place.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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