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#101684 (LVN) Sr. Vocational Nurse-Cancer Center MRI

Filing Deadline: Tue 9/24/2019

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/13/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/24/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Under general supervision of a registered nurse (RN) in the assigned department, performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic activity. This includes prioritizing and assisting in patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with patient examinations, administering medications, drawing blood, collecting and preparing laboratory tests, patient education, venipuncture, and IV access. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize critical demands, and the ability to work in a team environment. Assigned to the most difficult cases requiring independent judgment. Assists in training Vocational Nurses and per diem Vocational Nurses. Performs other related Sr LVN duties as assigned.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the LVN or Sr. LVN level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) issued by the state of California.

  • Certification in Intravenous Therapy issued by the state of California (LVN IV).

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Previous experience as a vocational nurse in a similar role and setting.

  • Demonstrated LVN experience in direct patient care.

  • Proven skills in accurately taking and recording vital signs, height and weight; administering medication including injections; interviewing patients; and collecting and/or testing specimens.

  • Requires knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • ACLS and/or ART.
  • Twoor more years of experience as a vocational nurse in a similar role and setting.
  • Knowledge of PCIS, IDX, and EPIC computer systems.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and overtime, as necessary.
  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE SR
Department:
Cancer Center MRI
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable

 

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.