Classification: Licensed Vocational Nurse II - Range A
Department: Student Health and Counseling Center
Sub-Division: Associate VP Student Affairs
Salary Range: $3,385 - $6,342 per month (Department hiring range $3,385 - $4,500 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
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 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 California's 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
About the Position: The Student Wellness Center strives to support students in achieving their academic, professional, and personal goals. Join our Integrated Care Team at Student Wellness and put your knowledge and passion to work helping Titans Reach Higher! CSUF is seeking a passionate and skilled health care professional to work as a Licensed Vocational Nurse II. We are seeking a candidate who will communicate and interact successfully with university students as well as coordinate and integrate care with other team members in Health Services. The Licensed Vocational Nurse II should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse II provides nursing support to physicians and nurse practitioners in the Student Health and Counseling Center. Provides limited health education and information to patients, as specially directed by providers and registered nurses. Acts as liaison between other nursing staff, medical records, clinicians, front desk staff and students. 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 instrument trays. Instructs patients regarding procedures. 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 instruct students in correct crutch use. Contacts patients as instructed by providers and relay information as directed. Works with practitioners to ensure patients' rights to privacy, safety and confidentiality. Responsible for reviewing all abnormal lab reports as well as monitoring, tracking and initiating follow up communication with patients following the appropriate algorithm and procedure. Responsible for alerting providers regarding abnormal lab results. Responsible for sterilization. Storage and inventory control of medical equipment and infection control and prevention. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Requires successful completion of a state approved vocational nursing program in an accredited school of vocational nursing or equivalent training and experience. Possess and maintain a valid Vocational Nurse license issued by the State of California. Requires valid CPR/AED certificate. Equivalent to three to four years of progressive responsibility as a LVN, including some experience in the specialty area to successfully perform work in the specialty; possess and maintain specialized training and/or related certifications.
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.
Special Working Conditions: 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.
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; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
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).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.