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#103530 (LVN) Sr. Vocational Nurse - Lewis Family Medicine

Initial Review Date: Mon 2/3/2020

This position has been changed from an internal UCSD posting to external as of 1/27/2020. All applicants are welcome to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/21/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/23/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

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 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, and patient education. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Two (2) years previous LVN experience in direct patient care.

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

  • Must possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2+) or more years of LVN experience.
  • Three (3) years of experience in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and/or a Pediatrics environment.
  • EPIC experience.
  • Procedures experience.
  • Pediatrics experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Willing to work overtime as required.

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 Sys
Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE SR
Department:
Family Medicine Clinic (Lewis)
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8am-5pm Variable, Monday-Friday

 

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