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UCLA Health System offers health care professionals the widest range of opportunities to practice the kind of care that every patient deserves. For more than half a century, we have provided the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to the people of Los Angeles and throughout the world. If doing your best for your patients means everything to you, consider a career with UCLA Health System.
Senior Licensed Vocational Nurse is a licensed nursing employee who functions as a member of the nursing team under the direct supervision of the Director of Ambulatory Care and the Lead RN(s).
The Senior LVN performs assigned duties according to the complexity of nursing care needs of the patient and within the range of formal and practical preparation; provides direct care to assigned patients; assists in the performance of routine patient care assignment within the various areas of the clinic, depending on need; carries out established nursing procedures; and performs other nursing duties assigned by the Medical Director, Lead RN(s), or the Director of Ambulatory Care.
As a valued full-time member of our staff, you’ll enjoy outstanding benefits, including health, dental and vision plans that begin on your first day and a retirement plan that is one of the best in the nation. You will also receive 13 paid holidays and 15 vacation days beginning your first year. Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify.
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REQUIREMENTS: Current licensure issued by the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing.
Maintain current I.V. certification.
Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
1-year experience as a Senior LVN in a pediatric clinic or inpatient pediatric unit.
Ability to identify medication reactions.
General knowledge of physiological and psychological functioning and deviation from the normal; drug administration; and principles of asepsis/infection control.
Good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with co-workers and others in the Department of Pediatrics.
Expertise, skills, and knowledge in working with pediatric patients.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions and distractions.
In an effort to promote and maintain a healthy environment for our patients, visitors, and employees, UCLA Health System is a smoke-free site. Smoking is prohibited within the boundaries of all UCLA Health System owned, occupied, leased, and associated buildings and facilities.