(LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse Sr. - 121534
#121534 (LVN) Licensed Vocational Nurse Sr.Extended Deadline: Mon 4/10/2023
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Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the assigned department, 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, and patient education. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. As needed, the LVN assists with front office functions including patient scheduling, environmental care functions, equipment/supply management, and cleaning/disinfecting the clinic environment. Other duties as required.
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.
A minimum of two (2) years previous 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 specimens.
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.
Proven 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.
Demonstrated knowledge of the patient flow process in order to efficiently monitor appointments, patients and available physicians.
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.
- Neurosurgery/Neurology 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.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $67,296 - $83,687 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $32.23 - $40.08
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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