Licensed Vocational Nurse 2332 (revised: 05-31-2024)

  • City of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 22, 2024
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $58,150.00 - $85,002.00 Annually USD

Job Description


$58,150 to $85,002

Appointments from the eligible list are made at the lowest pay grade. Per Diem appointments from the eligible list are hired at an hourly rate ($27.85). The majority of positions available are per diem.

Initial appointments are anticipated to be made on a per diem basis.Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.

The City of Los Angeles offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off and workplace opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation. Below are some of the benefits the City of Los Angeles offers:
  • Competitive Health, Vision, and Dental Package
  • Retirement (deferred compensation and pension)
  • Flexible Spending Account (medical and dependent care)
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual paid vacation accrual and floating holidays
  • 14 paid holidays per year
  • 40 hours of paid personal leave per year
  • Annual paid personal (40 hours) and sick leave (96 hours)
  • 40 hours of paid personal leave per year
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 9/80 work schedule available

Under general supervision, assists physicians, registered nurses and other health specialists in performing patient care activities, such as obtaining vital signs, and performing diagnostic testing; and performs related duties as required.


Possession of a valid and current California License as a Licensed Vocational Nurse; and Possession of a certificate from the State of California for intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal; and Possession of a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR card.
At the time of appointment, candidates must submit verification of their current, valid certificate from the State of California for intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal and their American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider CPR card.A valid California driver’s license is required. Applicants will be disqualified and not eligible for hire if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).One year of full-time paid professional licensed vocational nurse work experience drawing blood, performing EKG’s, and administering medication and injections is highly desired.


Applications will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the “Apply” icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at for Open Competitive Examinations.


Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.

The examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. For administrative purposes, filing may close periodically and reopen the following day.


Examination Weight :

Application Review. . . 100%

The examination will consist entirely of review of candidates' City employment application by Personnel Department staff to ensure that minimum requirements are met. Since these reviews will be made solely on the basis of the written information contained on the candidate's City employment application, it is each candidate's responsibility to ensure that the application is complete with accurate descriptions of relevant experience.

You may take the Licensed Vocational Nurse examination only once every 180 days. If you have completed the Licensed Vocational Nurse examination during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 180 days, you may not file for this examination at this time.As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at . Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin.A final average score of 70% or higher is required to be placed on the eligible list.Your rank on the employment list may change as scores of candidates from other administrations of this examination are merged onto one list.Your name may be removed from the eligible list after 6 months.In accordance with Civil Service Rule, Sec. 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protests as provided in Sec. 4.20, 4.22, 4.23 as applicable and within the required timeframe; however, the Personnel Department may respond to and resolve protests prior to the establishment of the eligible list.For candidates seeking initial City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of employment may be found at: .
Notice :

If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position. All City employees are required to be Disaster Service Workers.



The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.


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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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