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#103941 (LVN) Sr Per Diem Vocational Nurse-Urology

Filing Deadline: Thu 2/20/2020

This is a UC San Diego internal recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System staff only.


UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a 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 the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the Urology clinic, LVN performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of patient care. This includes prioritizing and assisting in the patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with urology examinations, administering medications, collection and preparing laboratory tests, patient education and provide assistance with rooming and completing vital in-take of patient when needed.

Requires initiative with ability to work in a busy Urology clinic. Ability to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. This also includes pre-procedure data collection, assist physician and team during procedures and assist in post-procedure recovery area.

This position, functioning within the state of California and UCSD scope of practice, administer medications, and participate in patient and family education before and after procedure. This position will also assist with sterile processing of instruments, as well as room turnover, all in compliance with UCSD MCPs. Ability to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Job standards are to be performed at the expert level.


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

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

  • A minimum of two (2) years of LVN experience.

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

  • Must be adept at performing IC Treatments in fast paced, high volume clinic environment.

  • Ability to work with precision and patience with disabled population.


  • Bilingual: English/Spanish.
  • ACLS and/or ART.
  • Ambulatory Care experience.
  • Experience with sterile processing of instruments.
  • Experience with urology procedures, including prostate biopsies and cystoscopies.
  • Experience with EPIC/electronic medical record.


  • Must be able to work various hours and 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!

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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:
Koman Outpatient Urology Clinic
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8-10, Monday-Friday


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