Licensed Vocational Nurse, CDCR
$14,560 - $16,072 Annual Range (.20/8hr week)
At CCHCS, our Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) are skilled at providing medication administration by consistently practicing the Six Patient Rights. Specifically, our LVNs are responsible for coordinating the LVN clinics in housing units working with a primary care team, performing/reading vital signs, EKGs, vaccinations, and other nursing care duties. Our LVNs assist in MD line by processing patient paperwork, noting Provider orders, and working closely with Pharmacy. Moreover, our LVNs administer tuberculin skin tests in Receiving and Release (R&R); conduct visual and auditory acuity measurements in clinic settings; dress superficial injuries; and perform all assigned nursing procedures at the bedside in licensed facilities of the prison. Furthermore, you will be providing observation and therapeutic intervention consistent with the patient’s physical and psychological status, evaluating effectiveness of the patient treatment regimen, and recording progress. Additionally, you will be documenting all clinical observations and relevant activities in the Unit Health Record, including objective and subjective data, treatment interventions, and patient teaching.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order on August 19, 2021 which requires workers working in a healthcare setting at all local and state correctional facilities and detention centers be vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all workers identified under the CDPH Order are required to either be vaccinated or submit a medical or religious accommodation. While working through either of these interactive processes, staff shall wear an N95 mask and test twice-weekly (with at least 72 hours between each test) until they comply with the August 19, 2021 CDPH Order.
Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
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Contact Yesenia.Rangel@cdcr.ca.gov or 559-221-3253 for your questions regarding the application process, and/or status of your application.
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Closing Date/Time: Until Filled