Job Description

Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE SR
Department:
La Jolla MCC Cancer Ctr Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hr shifts, 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.

#117978 (LVN) Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse- Cancer Center

Extended Deadline: Tue 10/4/2022

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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/12/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/24/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled. 

DESCRIPTION

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 the general supervision of a registered nurse in the assigned clinic, the Sr. LVN performs a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic activity. Duties include 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, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Minimum two (2) years of LVN experience.

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

  • Demonstrated experience working with a team to provide high quality patient care.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience working in an ambulatory healthcare setting.
  • GI Surgical Oncology experience.
  • Previous Epic electronic medical record experience.
  • Certification in Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal issued by the state of California (LVN IV/BW).

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • 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).

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.

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: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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