This posting will remain open until all vacancies are filled.
Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, 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, ability to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Other related duties as assigned.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - issued by the state of California.
Certification in Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal issued by the state of California (LVN IV/BW)within three months of hire.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Previous LVN experience in a similar setting.
Knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.
- Certification in Intravenous Therapy issued by the state of California (LVN IV).
- Phlebotomy certification.
- Primary Care experience.
- Point of Care testing experience
- Ambulatory experience.
- Procedure experience.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- 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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