111892 - (LVN) Sr Per Diem Vocational Nurse - Cardiology
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#111892 (LVN) Sr Per Diem Vocational Nurse - CardiologyFiling Deadline: Wed 10/20/2021
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Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the Cardiology Clinic, the Per Diem LVN performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic activity. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment.
Job duties to include but are not limited to direct patient care for rooming patients, taking accurate vital signs, providing immunizations for cardiology, transplant and heart failure patients, EKGs, providing medication refills, and educating patients.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Per Diem LVN or Sr. Per Diem LVN level.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - issued by the state of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in six months of hire date.
Recent experience in a similar role and setting.
Completion of educational requirements for licensure as a licensed vocational nurse in California.
Must possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.
Ability to take initiative, prioritize critical demands and work in a team environment.
- Two (2) years of cardiology LVN experience.
- Experience with LVAD patients.
- Experience in direct patient care.
- EPIC experience.
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.
Willing to work overtime as required.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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