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#106649 (LVN) Sr Licensed Vocational Nurse - KOP

Initial Review Date: Wed 12/30/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/17/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/30/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion is an outpatient clinical facility on UC San Diego Health's La Jolla campus. The facility includes eight surgery suites, basic and advanced imaging, physical therapy and pain management — plus infusion and apheresis services. The four-floor, 156,000-square-foot facility opened in March of 2018.

Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the assigned department, performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of patient care. 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

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.

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

  • Excellent communication skills and able to care for medically complex acute patients in collaboration with registered nurses.

  • Requires initiative; ability to prioritize critical demands and work in a team environment.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Outpatient Clinic experience.
  • Infusion Center experience.
  • ACLS and/or ART

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Flexible to work variable shifts.
  • Willing to work overtime as 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 Sys
Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE SR
Department:
KOP Infusion
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, M-F, some weekends

 

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