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Licensed Vocational Nurse I/Student Health Center Campus

California State University

Licensed Vocational Nurse I/Student Health Center Campus

Indian Wells, CA
Part Time
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    Licensed Vocational Nurse I / Student Health Center Palm Desert Campus Salary $34,872.00 - $65,364.00 Annually Location Palm Desert, CA Job Type Part-Time Division Student Affairs Job Number 2018-00314 Closing Continuous * Description * Benefits * Questions Overview Employment Status: Temporary, part time, "non-exempt" positions (with the possibility of the full-time positions converting to probationary) Work Schedule: To be arranged. (Occasional Evenings, early mornings, and late clinic hours may be required). May work at San Bernardino Campus. Current Employees will be given preferred consideration. Typical Activities TYPICAL ACTIVITIES: Under the supervision of the Medical Chief of Staff, Director or designee performs a variety of skilled Licensed Vocation Nursing duties. Typical duties include but are not limited to: * Incumbent will interview, obtain pertinent patient symptoms and brief medical history * Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, height, weight and other vital signs and make appropriate entries on medical charts. * Incumbent will prepare patient for examination by a clinician and assist in the examination when appropriate * Incumbent will follow-up on treatments as requested and interpret or explain treatments to patient * Incumbent will apply heat or cold modalities, instruct patient in use of physical therapy appliances (crutches, canes, etc.) * Incumbent will perform vision and hearing screening tests * Incumbent will perform electrocardiogram, ear irrigation and similar treatments * Incumbent will assist in preparation of slides and cultures. * Incumbent will prepare requisitions for laboratory and x-ray work as ordered by a physician. * Incumbent will provide ongoing Health Education for patients. * Incumbent will assist with Family Planning/Contraception. * Incumbent will administer medications by mouth or hypodermic injection as ordered by clinician. * Incumbent will assist in administration of all injections (MMR, Td, TB skin tests, etc.) on and off-site. * Incumbent will set up treatment trays * Incumbent will sterilize and maintain instrument trays and/or surgical equipment. * Incumbent will conduct quality control procedures on certain equipment. * Incumbent will clean and stock exam and treatment rooms with appropriate supplies * Incumbent will notify nursing supervisor of stock depletion or expiration. * Incumbent will assist in maintaining and filing medical records as necessary. * Incumbent will intake new equipment and perform quality control check. * Incumbent will train and provide in-service to nursing staff/providers on all new equipment. * Incumbent will assist in appropriation and yearly planning for major medical equipment and supplies. * Incumbent will assist in creating an inventory/ordering system for medical and office supplies; maintain inventory. * Incumbent will assist in disaster preparation, monitor and maintain disaster supply inventory. * Incumbent will maintain disaster supplies inventory. * Incumbent will assist building marshal with Disaster preparedness to include training/in-service with quarterly fire drills. * Incumbent will assist with communication of facility needs (i.e., work requests, etc.) * Incumbent will maintain keys as indicated for locking cabinets/doors/drawers. * Incumbent will cross train in front office responsibilities so incumbent can assist reception desk with patient intake and/or screens patient for appointment needs (phone or walk-ins) * Incumbent will lead work of student assistants assigned to clinical area as directed. * Incumbent will perform other related duties supporting the daily operation the SHC as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of nursing care principles and practices pertaining to the scope of practice; anatomy and physiology applicable to assigned duties; basic medications and their effects, as well as potential complications; application and proper use of various medical supplies and equipment used in performing assigned nursing duties; and aseptic techniques and requirements. Working knowledge of California laws and regulations pertaining to LVNs and their scope of practice. Abilities: Ability to perform assigned nursing duties and demonstrate appropriate nursing practices; demonstrate proper techniques and skills, competency in performing assigned nursing duties and patient care activities described above; learn related clinic procedures and handle equipment required for patient care in a Student Health Center; understand basic medical terminology; make accurate observations and accurately document a patient's subjective complaint in medical records; exercise correct judgment within the areas of assigned responsibility; follow detailed oral and written instructions; use applicable health center automated systems as needed to perform duties; maintain effective working relationships with practitioners and other health center support staff; maintain patient confidentiality in compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations; and be sensitive to and communicate effectively with patients from diverse backgrounds. Education and Experience: A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. In addition, 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). Licensing/Certification Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Incumbents also may be required to possess and maintain valid CPR/AED certification and/or IV certification as appropriate for the assigned duties. Supplemental Information 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. Documentation of Immunity to Hepatitis B and Varicella or immunization series; TB clearance; Tetanus/Diphtheria vaccine documented within 10 years is required. 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. California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096) You have medical, dental and vision plans from which to choose coverage. You may cover yourself and your eligible spouse or domestic partner and children. You are eligible to enroll in coverage if you are appointed at least half-time and for more than six months. If you enroll on a timely basis, coverage begins on the first of the month after your date of hire. You also may enroll during any annual open enrollment period. HEALTH CARE Medical Benefits - You have a choice of several Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), depending on location, or Preferred Plan Provider (PPO) insurance plans through the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)). You and the CSU share the cost of coverage, with the CSU paying the greater portion of the monthly premium. You may pay your portion of the cost on a pre-tax basis through the Tax Advantage Premium Plan (TAPP). Dental Benefits You may choose between two dental plans: a traditional indemnity (fee-for-service) plan allowing you to see almost any dental provider, or a "dental HMO" plan offering a network of dentists from which to choose. Currently, the CSU pays the full dental premium for you and your eligible dependents. Vision Benefits Vision coverage includes an annual eye exam, and glasses or contact lenses every other year. Currently, the CSU pays the full vision premium for you and your eligible dependents. Cobra Benefits If you lose your eligibility for medical, dental, and vision benefits under specified circumstances (for example, you leave employment with the CSU), the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (COBRA) and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 (OBRA) allows you to continue to receive health care coverage at your expense. You and your dependents can receive COBRA benefits for up to 18, 29 or 36 months, depending on the circumstances. FLEXIBLE BENEFITS PLANS FlexCash If you waive the CSU medical and/or dental coverage because you have other non-CSU coverage, you can receive additional cash in your paycheck each month. You will be taxed on this additional income. Currently, you can receive $128 FlexCash per month if you waive medical coverage and $12 FlexCash per month if you waive dental coverage. SURVIVOR PROTECTION BENEFITS Life and Accidental, Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance The CSU provides you with $10,000 of basic term life insurance coverage and $10,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage. The CSU pays the full cost of this coverage. Coverage is automatic and effective on the first of the month after your date of hire. ADDITIONAL CSU BENEFITS CSU Fee Waiver Program If you are a full-time employee, you are eligible each term to waive certain fees at a CSU campus for a maximum of two courses or six units, whichever is greater. You may transfer your fee waiver benefit to your spouse, domestic partner, or dependent child (up to age 25); however, not all of the fees may be waived or reduced for your dependents. RETIREMENT PLANS CalPERS Retirement Plan The California Public Employees Retirement System is a defined benefit retirement plan that provides lifetime benefits based on members' years of service, age, and final compensation. Full-time employees appointed for at least six months, or part-time employees working at least half-time and appointed for at least one year, are automatically enrolled in the CalPERS Retirement Plan. Depending on hire and/or membership date, employees are placed in one of three retirement formulas. Each formula determines the employee contribution rate, and the benefit factor and final compensation period used to calculate retirement allowance. Retirement Plans Employee Contribution 2% @ 55. 2% @ 60. 5% less a $513 exclusion. 2% @ 62 (there is not an exclusion) is 6.75% for contribution. Pre-Tax Savings Plans As a CSU employee, you have three voluntary retirement savings plans available to you, which allow you to invest pre-tax dollars to supplement your CalPERS Retirement Plan benefit. They are: * The CSU 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) Plan * The Savings Plus 401(k) Thrift Plan * The Savings Plus 457 Deferred Compensation Plan You may participate in any or all of the plans. Each is governed by a different section of the IRS Code resulting in different rules and provisions. TIME-OFF BENEFITS - (Paid Leave) Holidays The CSU offers employees 14 paid holidays each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and one you may take any time during the year. Vacation Depending upon your years of service, you earn vacation monthly as follows: 5/6 day up to three years; 1 1/4 days up to six years; 1 5/12 days up to 10 years; 1 7/12 days up to 15 years; 1 3/4 days up to 20 years; 1 11/12 days up to 25 years; and two days per month thereafter. If you have less than 10 years of service with the CSU, you can accrue up to a maximum of 272 hours (34 days); if you have more than 10 years, the maximum is 384 hours (48 days). Part-time employees accrue vacation on a prorated basis. Sick Leave For each month of continuous service, you accumulate eight hours of credit for sick leave with pay. Part-time employees accrue sick leave on a prorated basis. Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave You are eligible for up to 30 workdays per calendar year starting within sixty (60) days of the arrival of your new child, due to birth, adoption, or foster care assignment. 01

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