(LVN) Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse - Infusion - 126616
#126616 (LVN) Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse - InfusionExtended Review Date: Thu 2/8/2024
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Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, the LVN provides a wide variety of patient care activities in support of clinic activity. This includes lab specimens, starting IV, collecting data, performing EKG and frequent vital signs, administering IV meds within scope, oral medications, injections, performing dressing change, performing glucometer and urine point of care, assisting RNs with procedures, and other activities within LVN scope. The position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize critical demands and work in a team environment. This job requires the LVN to work closely with the Clinical Trials RN several times a week.
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - issued by the state of California.
Certification in Intravenous Therapy issued by the state of California (LVN IV).
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2+) years or more of experience as a vocational nurse in a similar role and setting.
Demonstrated LVN experience in direct patient care.
Proven skills in accurately taking and recording vital signs, height and weight; administering medication, including injections; interviewing patients; and collecting and/or testing specimens.
Must have excellent skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Clinical research experience.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
- Infusion operations is 363/365 days a year: Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs; willing to work overtime as required.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $69,322 - $86,193 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $33.20 - $41.28
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