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California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 2241116
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Health and Medical Services

500085 - Licensed Vocational Nurse I

Classificaiton: Licensed Vocational Nurse I
Department: Student Health and Counseling Center
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: $2,912 - $5,610 per month (Anticipated hiring salary is $3,567 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary:
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:
The Student Health and Counseling Center strives to support students in achieving their academic, professional, and personal goals. Maintaining an optimal level of wellness is crucial for living a higher quality life and reaching your highest potential. The Student Health and Counseling Center is seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse I with a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind and is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse I is responsible for providing nursing support to health care providers in the Student Health Center. Collects, records, and monitors patient data, routine measurements, and vital signs. Prepares and completes all documentation needed for patient appointments. Prepares examination and treatment rooms. Sets up treatment and instrumental trays. Instructs patients regarding procedures and manages patient flow. Administers immunizations and therapeutic injections as ordered by providers. Performs therapeutic treatments, diagnostic testing, and nursing procedures as ordered by providers. Measures and fits crutches and instructs students on correct crutch usage. Contacts patients, as instructed by providers and relays information as directed. Works with practitioners to ensure patients' rights to privacy, safety, and confidentiality. Serves as a liaison between other nursing staff, medical records, clinicians, front desk staff, and students. Provides limited health education and information to patients, as specifically directed by providers and registered nurses. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent. Possession of a valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California. Thorough knowledge of nursing care principles and practices. Thorough knowledge of basic medications and their effects. Ability to quickly learn related clinic procedures and handle equipment required to patient care in a Student Health Center. Ability to make accurate observations and exercise sound judgment within the areas of assigned responsibility. Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions, understand basic medical terminology, and regularly exercise professional nursing practices. Ability to establish cooperative relationships with students, providers, and co-workers. Ability to observe and record observations. Possession of a current, valid CPR/AED certificate.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with a college campus population and sensitivity towards patients of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Nursing experience in a Student Health Center. Experience working with an electronic health record system. Excellent injection and immunization skills. Knowledge of current normal lab values. Knowledge of professional nursing principles and practices.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Requires the collection and disposal of human body tissue samples, as well as possible exposure to illnesses and exposure to human body fluids.

Additional Information:
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: May 13, 2021 (9:00 PM)

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