Job Description

Payroll Title:
VOC NURSE SR
Department:
OCCUPATIONAL & ENVIR. MEDICINE
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Various
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Monday - Sunday

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

#118353 Sr. Vocational Nurse - Occupational Health

Initial Review Date: Tue 8/30/2022

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

UC San Diego current employees who apply by 8/30/22 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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/24/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/06/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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 direct supervision of the Clinic Manager and Medical Director 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 and venipuncture and IV access. Position requires initiative, able to prioritize critical demands and the ability to work in a team environment. Other related duties as assigned.

LVN to be responsible for all aspects of return to work status and updates for employees related to COVID-19 exposures and infection of COVID-19. Duties to include assisting with reviewing COVID-19 results, assisting RN with COVID-19 follow ups on employee symptoms calls, answering calls, scheduling follow ups, assisting with return to work and emailing work statuses, answering general questions regarding return to work guidelines, managing workques in EPIC/in-boxes for return to work, end of shift reports, assisting RN with call backs. Documentation for return to work status would be essential to provide daily reports to COEM/EOC department.

Performs ancillary testing and tasks as ordered by Advanced Practice Clinician (PFT, EKG, injections, audiograms, blood draws) as certified, Maintains supplies, clean rooms and equipment, and stocks rooms with required supplies, Maintains and operates all clinical equipment, including calibration and record keeping in accordance with current policy and procedures, Performs drug screen collections for both DOT and Non-DOT drug screens, using proper chain of custody; ensures preparation for pickup and shipment to appropriate laboratory, Performs front office clerical duties such as answering telephones, check-in, check-out and recording process software testing. LVN to be responsible for all aspects of return to work status and clearances. Performs other duties, as assigned.

*Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the LVN or Sr. LVN. *

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated recent experience in a similar role and setting.

  • Must possess the skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • EPIC.
  • Occupational Health experience.
  • Experience with COVID-19
  • Experience with return to work program.
  • Ambulatory experience.
  • Point of Care testing experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work flexible hours which may include days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and some overtime, if necessary, for unexpected staffing issues.

  • Must be able to work various locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.


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!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online