Per Diem Licensed Vocational Nurse I/II- Testing Site- Indio County of Riverside Indio
Short Description :From the class of Nursing Assistant Per Diem in that a state license is required of incumbents of Licensed Vocational Nurse I Per Diem positions and they perform a more highly skilled form of nursing care The Licensed Vocational Nurse II Per Diem is ,…
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JOB DESCRIPTIONPer Diem LVN II Under supervision and direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician, perform nursing duties within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing in the care of patients in a hospital inpatient setting or outpatient clinic of a hospital, Public Health or Mental Health clinic; and do other work as required. The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is not an independent practitioner. Licensed vocational nurses in this class have one or more years of experience working as an LVN. Per diem personnel are distinguished from regular employees in that they receive additional compensation in lieu of County fringe benefits and work assignments are flexibly scheduled or on an on-call basis. Positions in this class are distinguished from the Licensed Vocational Nurse IPer Diem level in that the latter perform work in clinic assignments with the Department of Mental Health, Community Health Agency or the Riverside County Regional Medical Center (RCRMC). Licensed Vocational Nurse IIPer Diem incumbents are either permanently assigned to work in an acute care assignment or they have full-time responsibility for directing and supervising staff and operations of a clinic. The Licensed Vocational Nurse IIPer Diem is distinguished from the class of Nursing AssistantPer Diem in that a state license is required of incumbents assigned to the former class and they perform a more highly skilled form of patient care. Per Diem LVN I Under supervision and direction of a registered nurse, nurse practitioner or physician, performs nursing duties within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing, in the care of patients in a hospital inpatient setting or out patient clinic of a hospital, Public Health or Mental Health clinic; and to do other work as required. Incumbents of this class are assigned to work in clinic assignments. Per diem personnel are distinguished from regular employees in that they receive additional compensation in lieu of County fringe benefits and work assignments are flexibly scheduled or on an on-call basis. The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is not an independent practitioner. Licensed vocational nurses at this class level have less than one year of experience working as an LVN. The Licensed Vocational Nurse IPer Diem is distinguished from the Licensed Vocational Nurse IIPer Diem in that the latter have one year or more of nursing experience. The Licensed Vocational Nurse IPer Diem is distinguished from the class of Nursing AssistantPer Diem in that a state license is required of incumbents of Licensed Vocational Nurse IPer Diem positions and they perform a more highly skilled form of nursing care.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES-COVID drive through testing site support Bilingual- Spanish preferred Indio CHC: 47-923 Oasis St. Indio, CA 92201 Testing Site Indio Fairgrounds: 82-503 Hwy 111, Indio, CA 92201 Schedule: Tuesday thru Saturday 6:00 am-2:30 pm, 30-minute lunch break
OTHER REQUIREMENTSLicense/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Vocational Nurse's License issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners. Possession of valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate issued by the American Heart Association for professional healthcare providers. A valid California Driver License may be required for some positions in this class.
BENEFITSPer Diem Employees:Additional compensation in lieu of County fringe benefitsFlexible work scheduleHoliday Premium Pay (12-14 days a year)3 Paid Sick DaysEligible for medical benefitsTeaching Hospital & Level 2 Trauma Center401(a) plan, contributing 3.75% of salary to the pension planEligible for education reimbursement/discount The work schedule and location may vary.
APPLICATION PROCESSThis recruitment is open to all applicants. Applicants who are current employees and/or current employees of the Department/Agency may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received. Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.
APPLICATION PERIODThis position will remain open until filled. The preliminary closing date for this posting is Friday, June 12, 2020 however postings may close at any time. Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted. Applications must be submitted through Job Gateway at http://www.rc-hr.com/Careers/JobGateway.aspx Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application. Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered. Upload a copy of any license(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your Job Gateway account. Based on the number of applications received, this posting may close without notice.
VETERAN PREFERENCE REQUESTIf you are a veteran, a spouse of a 100% disabled veteran, or a surviving spouse of a veteran who died of service-connected causes, submit a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) to the Human Resources Department at recruiting[at]rivco.org. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veterans' preference. All documentation referenced above should be submitted to recruiting[at]rivco.org before this job posting expires. Please remember that you will need to resubmit your Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22), and a copy of your letter of disability (if applicable) for some public safety positions even if you have submitted one in the past to the .
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENTRiverside University Health System (RUHS) is an integrated health system delivering exceptional care to residents of Riverside County, through a network of skilled healthcare professionals. RUHS includes the 439-bed Medical Center in Moreno Valley accredited by the Joint Commission, 10 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), specialty clinics, and the departments of Behavioral and Public Health. RUHS is a teaching organization that provides training for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, and is affiliated with Loma Linda University, University of California System and Western University of Health Sciences. RUHS employs about 6,000 team members. The RUHS-Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and provides high quality adult and pediatric acute care, emergency and trauma medical care, and specialized health services that include the Stroke Center and chronic disease management. The FQHCs, located throughout Riverside County, deliver comprehensive outpatient primary and preventive care. Community-based services for adults and children with mental health issues and substance abuse challenges are provided by the RUHS-Behavioral Health Department. The RUHS-Public Health Department offers a wide range of services and programs, such as disease control, children's medical services and nutrition services, to promote and protect the health of the residents of Riverside County. The RUHS is committed to the health and well-being of all communities in Riverside County.
GENERAL INFORMATIONFor specific questions regarding this position, contact the recruiter listed: Marisela Campos at marcampos[at]rivco.org Benefits and detailed job description information is available for all Riverside County classifications on the job descriptions page at http://rc-hr.com/Careers/JobDescriptions.aspx. Information regarding employment requirements, including pre-employment drug/alcohol test, background check, physical exam, initial probationary period is available at www.rc-hr.com. Procedures for reasonable accommodation, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), may be found at http://dao.rc-hr.com. ~ Applications must be submitted through the Riverside County Job Gateway System. ~ Current County Employees must use their Employee Self-Service Account to apply. ~ All other applicants must apply using https://jobs.co.riverside.ca.us The is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non job-related factor. Riverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. To find out more, please visit http://www.countyofriverside.us
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