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Licensed Vocational Nurse I

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 4/29/22

Job Description


Licensed Vocational Nurse I
California State University, Long Beach

Job no: 512757
Work type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 2 - CSUEU - Health Care Support, Health Professionals, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Director of Operations, a registered nurse and according to established protocol or direction of a physician or nurse practitioner, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) performs a variety of skilled and nursing duties and gives direct nursing care to students in the Student Health Center and performs related work as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for administering medications/immunizations and performing other skilled nursing duties which require specialized training, judgment, and skill.
  • Performs routine patient care and assists physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and registered nurses.
  • Performs basic intake assessments in person or on phone for non-acute, acute, or urgent problems and expedites treatment as necessary with direction from the physician, nurse practitioner or registered nurse.
  • May spend a portion of time performing duties such as those performed by a Medical Assistant.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities
    Oral communication skills to communicate diplomatically and effectively with co-workers, staff, and departmental staff. Ability to work as part of a team through close collaboration with colleagues and coordinate with others. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and maintain a positive and respectful attitude. Ability to work effectively and productively as part of a team. Ability to consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position. Ability to consistently be present at job/work. Comply with SHS policies, procedures, and guidelines. Comply with HIPAA Health Care Privacy and Security Law EMR access level is based on work functions. Practice within LVN scope of practice as guided by Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians. Thorough knowledge of nursing care principles and practices and of basic medications and their effects. Ability to quickly learn related clinic procedures and to handle equipment required for patient care in a Student Health Center. Make accurate observations and exercise correct judgment within the areas of assigned responsibility. Follow detailed oral and written instructions; understand basic medical terminology and regularly exercise good nursing practices. Maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff.

    Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

    Education and Experience
    Equivalent to a high school diploma and 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) required. One year of nursing experience preferred. Possess and maintain a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Possess and maintain valid CPR/AED certification and/or IV certification as appropriate for the assigned duties.

    Department
    Student Health Services

    Classification
    Licensed Vocational Nurse I

    Compensation
    The salary range for this classification is $3,120 to $5,610 per month.

    Benefits
    Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

    Time Base
    Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

    Application Procedures
    Go to https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/lb/en-us/job/512757/licensed-vocational-nurse-i and click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

    Additional Information
    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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.
    California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

    Equal Employment Statement
    CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status.CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: http://daf.csulb.edu/offices/ppfm/police/statistics/index.html. Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .

    CSU Vaccination Policy
    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirementas a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found athttps://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/and questions may be sent toCOVID19-Staff-Info@csulb.edu.

    Out of State Employment Policy
    California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.
    As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
    
Applications close: Apr 19, 2022 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time





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Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.