Posted in Other 29 days ago.
Type: Full Time
#105433 (LVN) SR. VOCATIONAL NURSE - INFUSION
Extended Deadline: Wed 10/7/2020
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/18/2020 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/27/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% 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 quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
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, collect data, perform EKG, and frequent vital signs, administer IV meds within scope, oral medications, injections, perform dressing change, perform glucometer and urine point of care, assist RNs with procedure and other activities within LVN scope. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize critical demands and work in a team environment. This job requires the LVN to work closely with 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.
* Infusion experience.
* Outpatient experience.
* 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.
* Nights, weekends, and some holidays availability will be required. Ability to work overtime as required.
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, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!
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