6422 Licensed Vocational Nurse I (11/12 pay plan), Student Health Services

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,664 - $4,706 per month
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on September 13, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by September 12, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 07/31/2018, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. Incumbent works 11 months per year and is paid over 12 months. Anticipated month off will be July of 2018. 

Incumbents within Student Health Services, under the direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or physician, perform a wide range of technical, skilled and paraprofessional nursing duties and patient care activities within the scope of practice for a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).

Other duties may include participation in other campus programs pursuant to the mission of San Diego State University, e.g. health education outreach programs and immunization campaigns.  The LVN I may be required to work at different sites both within and outside of SDSU SHS, depending upon current staffing needs.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,664 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,664 - $4,706 per month. 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




Minimum Qualifications 

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).

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Vocational Nurse license issued by the State of California.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid CPR/AED certification.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to positively adjust and adapt to a changing environment.
  • Must be student-centered and possess 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 arrive to work on time.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communication.
  • Skill in the use of computers for medical record documentation.
  • Experience working with college students, preferably in a college setting.
  • Experience working with a diverse population.
  • Experience using an electronic medical record, e.g. Medicat.
  • Experience giving immunizations and allergy injections.
  • IV certification.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General 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 as a condition of employment. 

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.