Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
per union contract
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#113501 (LVN) Per Diem Licensed Vocational Nurse- Infusion

Initial Review Date: Thu 1/13/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy


Work location will vary between Vista and Encinitas

Under general supervision of the department leadership and registered nurses in the assigned department, the Senior Vocational Nurse performs on a regular basis the full range of patient care activities in support of patient care. This includes, but not limited to, prioritizing and assisting in patient triage processing, preparation and assistance with patientexaminations, administering medications, drawing blood, collecting and preparing laboratory tests, reviewing information with patients and families, and other patient care support as required. Assigned to more complex tasks, including assisting with training and validation of competencies of LVN and staff training. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize critical demands, ability to work in a team environment and the ability to exercise independent judgment.

Additionally, performs clinic activity requiring specific knowledge and training in Point of Care Testing (POCT) and support, as outlined within business and professions code of the State of California, The Joint Commission, and all UCSD Health policies and procedures. Duties include but are not limited to: assisting with troubleshooting POCT devices, maintenance of equipment and data management, and ordering reagents and other supplies as required. This position will participate in other patient or clinic flow support as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) issued by the state of California.

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

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.

  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize critical demands, exercise independent judgment, and work in a team environment.


  • Two (2) years of experience in an ambulatory setting.
  • Epic or EMR experience.
  • Oncology experience.
  • Point of Care Testing (POCT) experience.
  • Infusion Center 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.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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