Licensed Vocational Nurse I & II Pool (505869)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Parks and Recreation Public Health

Job Description

Description:

Type of Appointment: Temporary, Hourly, Intermittent

Collective Bargaining Unit: CSUEU Unit 2

LVN I Salary Range: $16.80 - $32.37 per hour

LVN II Salary Range: $19.53 - $37.68 per hour

REQUIRED

A valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California

THE DEPARTMENT

Student Health & Counseling Services is an organizational unit within the Division of Student Affairs. The unit strives for excellence in student services by adhering to the Themes and Values adopted by the Division (i.e., a Student-Centered Philosophy, Teamwork, Interconnectedness, Quality Contact, Passion, Compassion, Integrity, and Flexibility). The mission of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is to promote academic and personal success and help students develop healthy lifestyles by providing student-centered, professional, and quality medical, psychological, and health education services to our diverse community. Student Health & Counseling Services provides ambulatory health care and health education programs for the students of the university.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LVN I : The LVN provides student-centered competent patient care in accordance with Student Health & Counseling Services procedures; provides nursing assessment, observation and intervention in any patient care areas of Student Health Services; interviews patients to collect data regarding the nature of the patient's condition, including symptoms and signs of illness and/or injury; assist in patient flow and rooming; prepare patients for examination by a licensed health care provider and assist in the examination when appropriate. The incumbent takes vital signs including temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration, height and weight, and make appropriate entries in electronic medical health records; contribute to the evaluation of individualized interventions related to the care or treatment plan and perform follow-up treatments as requested; under the orders of a physician or similar licensed practitioner and according to established standardized procedures, may administer medications by various means, including intramuscular and subcutaneous routes. Incumbents may start and superimpose intravenous lines and fluids, and administer vaccines provided a prescribed course approved by the Board of Licensed Vocational Nursing and competencies have been verified; perform TB and other skins tests; perform electrocardiograms and pulmonary function testing; conduct irrigations; observe and record drug reactions; apply and change dressings; measuring and fitting for crutches and teaching patients to walk with crutches; ear lavage; and similar treatments and procedures; support general health center maintenance activities such as cleaning and sterilizing equipment and instruments, setting up treatment trays, changing linen in examination and treatment rooms, stocking supplies; may be involved in the development and implementation of nursing and patient care services, policies and procedures; may assist other medical or technical personnel in other clinical departments such as the laboratory, or radiology and perform specialized nursing duties as needed.

LVN II: Under the supervision of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or physician, the LVN II performs the full range of LVN nursing and patient care functions, but is distinguished the assignment of lead duties for other Licensed Vocational Nurses and/or clinic support staff. Additionally, LVN II's 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 because of the role they play in coordinating staff and clinic operations, incumbents often are involved in the development and implementation of nursing and patient care services, policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

LVN I: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. In addition, 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)

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Incumbents also may be required to possess and maintain valid CPR/AED certification and/or IV certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

LVN II: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required, as well as 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). In addition, incumbents must possess and maintain specialized training and/or related certifications. Incumbents must possess experience necessary to successfully perform work in the specialty which typically requires a minimum of three to four years of progressive experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, including some experience in the specialty area.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Incumbents at this level also are expected to possess and maintain certification for intravenous therapy as defined by the BVNPT. Additionally, incumbents may be required to possess and maintain valid CPR/AED certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to perform assigned nursing duties and demonstrate appropriate nursing practices; demonstrate proper techniques and skills, competency in performing assigned nursing duties and patient care activities described above; learn related clinic procedures and handle equipment required for patient care in a Student Health Center; understand basic medical terminology; make accurate observations and accurately document a patient's subjective complaint in medical records; exercise correct judgment within the areas of assigned responsibility; follow detailed oral and written instructions; use applicable health center automated systems as needed to perform duties; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; maintain patient confidentiality in compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds.

BACKGROUND CHECK

A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: http://dsa.cpp.edu/police/securityreport.asp

Cal Poly Pomona is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.

Closing Date/Time: October 11, 2022

Job Address

Pomona, California 91768 United States View Map