(LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse - Hillcrest - 125769
#125769 (LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse - HillcrestInitial Review Date: Tue 10/24/2023
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Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the LVN or Sr. LVN level.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% 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 outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
Under general supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) in the assigned department, the LVN 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, patient education, venipuncture, and IV access.
Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize critical demands, and the ability to work in a team environment. Assigned to the most difficult cases requiring independent judgment. Assists in training Vocational Nurses and per diem Vocational Nurses. Performs other related duties as assigned.
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 as a vocational nurse in a similar role and setting.
Requires knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.
Proven LVN experience in direct patient care; skills in accurately taking and recording vital signs, height and weight; administering medication including injections; interviewing patients; and collecting and/or testing specimens.
Thorough knowledge of the normal range of values for vital signs, emergency procedures, and of basic lab and infection control procedures; standard items used to stock exam rooms.
Demonstrated knowledge of the patient flow process in order to efficiently monitor appointments, patients and available physicians.
Recent experience in a similar role and setting Knowledge in medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
General knowledge of pharmaceuticals and able to process PARs.
Proven ability to serve as a resource and effectively lead and mentor teams. Ability to take initiative, prioritize demands and work in a team environment.
Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.
- Dermatology experience.
- ACLS and/or ART.
- Knowledge of PCIS, IDX, and EPIC computer systems.
- Bilingual: English/Spanish.
- A minimum of two years of work experience as an LVN is required to be hired at the Senior level
- 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.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $62,640 - $77,862 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $30.00 - $37.29
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