Temporary Nurse, Vocational (LVN)

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University of California, Irvine

Temporary Nurse, Vocational (LVN)

This position is recruitment is for Temporary Licensed Vocational Nurse positions through UCI's internal temporary service.

UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) is continuously seeking applicants to assist in filling the temporary needs of the UC Irvine Campus in Irvine and the UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. We recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):

Vocational Nurses perform a wide variety of patient care activities under the direction of appropriate registered nursing personnel. They perform assigned nursing procedures for the safety, comfort and well-being of patients such as observing, recording and reporting to the appropriate Registered Nurse the physical and mental condition of the patients and changes in condition, e.g., cyanosis and state of consciousness. Nursing procedures include administering drugs, observing and recording reactions; performing prescribed procedures such as enemas, douches, irrigations, hot and cold applications and changing dressings; assisting physicians with examinations and treatments, participating in team conferences, bathing and feeding patients, making beds, helping patients into and out of bed and assisting them in ambulatory activities; and taking of patients' temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration, and recording results on patients' charts. Incumbents collect specimens such as sputum and urine in containers, label, and send them to the laboratory for analysis; carry out aseptic techniques; care for prostheses and/or self-help devices; perform tracheostomy and ostomy care; administer oxygen and initiate resuscitative measures; and perform suctioning and gastric feeding procedures.

Incumbents may administer intermuscular or oral medications only on written orders; may hang and monitor I.V.'s according to policy; may maintain accurate and complete records of nursing care; and perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Incumbents for Vocational Nurse positions are expected to have a license issued by the State of California Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; and possess the skills, knowledges, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

To be viable candidate for the temporary employment program, you must be able to start employment within 1 to 2 days after temporary employment is offered.

Employment subject to criminal records background check.

If offered employment, you will be required to clear a health physical exam.


Licensed by the state of California as a Vocational Nurse

Salary: $24.23 per hour

Work Schedule: Varied Days and Times

Please attach your resume.

As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

**Please note that we recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. When a position becomes available, we will review applicants at that time. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in employment with UCI Temporary Employment Services

To apply, visit https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2018-0013

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/17/2018
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