Job Description

Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE SR
Department:
THORNTON RADIOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable

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

#114371 (LVN) Sr. Licensed Vocational Nurse - MRI

Extended Deadline: Tue 6/28/2022

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 02/07/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/17/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 02/10/2022 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision of a registered nurse (RN) 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, 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 Sr LVN duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Certification in Intravenous Therapy (LVN IV) 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.

  • Two (2) years experience as a vocational nurse in a similar role and setting.

  • Previous 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.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • ACLS and/or ART
  • Three to five (3 - 5) years of experience as an LVN with one (1) year of ambulatory or radiology LVN experience
  • Knowledge of PCIS, IDX, and Epic computer systems.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and overtime, as necessary.
  • Must be able to work various 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).

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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Application Instructions

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