Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Jun 3, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Samueli Integrative Health

Job Opening ID: 19330

Reports To: Assistant Professor HCOMP

Working Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Department: Samueli Integrative Health

Bargaining Unit: EX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 008917

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 40%

Work Schedule: 8am-12pm, 4 days per week

Employee Class: Limited

Position Summary:

Under supervision of the PI, the incumbent will assist with the implementation of research protocols for human subjects experimental/clinical research studies. The research lab conducts studies that investigate the interplay of nutrition and stress in pregnant women and the effects on gestational metabolism, pregnancy complications and maternal and infant health outcomes. The LVN will collect biological samples with IV catheter placement, blood draws and saliva sample collections from pregnant women at study visits. They will assist with biological sample processing, storage and shipments. They will follow directions to assist with participant medical records screening, recruitment and enrollment to research studies as well as data collection through standard surveys and interviews.

Compensation Range:

$25.68 - $29.19

Department Website:


Must possess CA LVN license. Must possess BLS certification. Basic LVN skills. Must possess the skills, knowledge, and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties. Understanding of medical terminology. Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload. Must demonstrate customer service skills. Working in a multidisciplinary setting. Ability to interact well with patients, referring physicians and other medical providers, department members and the general public via telephone or in person. Effective oral and written communication skills. Highly organized, motivated and able to work independently. English fluency Organized and able to set task priorities. Handling biological specimens IV catheter placement Data abstraction from medical records.


Spanish fluency. Human subjects recruitment. Experience with pregnant women

Final candidate subject to background check. 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 advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 6/8/2033
Work Type: Full Time