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#105274 (LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse

Initial Review Date: Fri 9/25/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/23/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/02/20. 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.

This position will be primarily responsible for administering tests and vaccines in ancillary locations such as external drive-up locations. Individual will be responsible for working in outdoor settings providing patient care under supervision.

The LVN performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic or ancillary location 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 and venipuncture and IV access. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. May perform 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.

  • Recent experience in a similar role and setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certification in Intravenous Therapy issued by the state of California (LVN IV.
  • ACLS and/or ART.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.
  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.
  • Ability to work in outdoor settings under extreme weather (heat, rain, cold).
  • Ability to work overtime as required. Nights, weekends, and some holidays availability will be required.
  • 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

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE
Department:
COVID OPERATIONS
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
60%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
12
Work Schedule:
Will potentially work days and evenings, Mon - Sun

 

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