Licensed Vocational Nurse II (501153)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Aug 15, 2021
Full Time Public Health

Job Description


Position Summary

The mission of SDSU Student Health Services is to provide high quality, convenient, student focused medical care in a safe and welcoming environment, actively partnering with our patients to help them achieve and maintain healthy lives in support of their personal and academic success.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse within Student Health Services, under the general direction of a nurse, nurse practitioner or physician, performs a variety of skilled nursing duties, and a wide range of technical, skilled and paraprofessional nursing duties and care to students within the scope of practice for a LVN.

Other duties may include participation in other campus programs pursuant to the mission of San Diego State University, i.e., health education outreach programs, immunization campaigns, etc. The LVN II may be required to work at different sites both within and outside of SDSU SHS, depending upon current staffing needs. The Licensed Vocational Nurse II may oversee clinic operations and coordinate specialty clinics and/or provide case management related to a specialty area, especially if they possess additional training or certification in a specialty area.

For more information regarding Student Health Services, click here.

There are three vacancies. These appointments will be for an 11/12 pay-plan position. The incumbent works 11 months per year and is paid over 12 months, with either June or July as the anticipated off month.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2022 (month off is June 2022) or July 30, 2022 (month off is July 2022). This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

A high school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a state approved vocational nursing program in an accredited school of vocational nursing or equivalent training and experience as defined by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).

Equivalent to three to four years of progressive responsibility as an LVN, including some experience in the specialty area to successfully perform work in the specialty; possess and maintain specialized training and/or related certifications.

Licenses and/or Certifications Required
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Vocational Nurse license issued by the State of California; possess and maintain certification for intravenous therapy as defined by the BVNPT.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid CPR/AED certification and/or IV certification as appropriate to the assigned duties.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience and ability to work with patients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with college students, preferably in a college setting.
  • Experience giving immunizations and allergy injections.

Specialized Skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to positively adjust and adapt to a changing work environment.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to hold self-accountable to job duties, job expectations and interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attendance record and to arrive to work on time.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Skill in the use of computers for medical record documentation.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,093 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,743 - $7,222 per month paid over 12 months. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on June 24, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by June 23, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map