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Licensed Vocational Nurse

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1/9/2014
Nicole Scagni
nscagni@psusd.us
760-416-6096
1
4 Hours, School Year
Part Time
1/16/2014 3:30 PM Pacific
$17.83 per hour
Date Posted:
1/9/2014
Application Deadline:
1/16/2014 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Part Time
Length of Work Year:
4 Hours, School Year
Salary:
$17.83 per hour
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Nicole Scagni Email: nscagni@psusd.us Phone: 760-416-6096
Health Services
Ability to frequently lift 60-100 lbs., as well as frequent bending and reaching.
2-535-006
Health Services
Ability to frequently lift 60-100 lbs., as well as frequent bending and reaching.
2-535-006
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JOB DESCRIPTION Palm Springs Unified School District A.R. # 4321.5 LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE PURPOSE STATEMENT The Licensed Vocational Nurse travels to various school sites within the District and performing a wide variety of nursing duties; performs specialized health procedures on students; conducts hearing screenings and assures compliance with State laws and District policies. FUNCTIONS • Travels to various school sites within the District and perform a wide variety of nursing duties. • Performs specialized health procedures on students according to established protocols; operate specialized medical equipment. • Schedules and conduct hearing screenings at District sites; operate and read an audiometer; explain hearing screening procedures to students; provide for follow-up activities as needed. • Informs teachers of physical or health concerns of students. • Maintains health records for students. • Communicates with District personnel and outside organizations to exchange information, refer students, coordinate activities and resolve other health-related issues and concerns. • Assists the credentialed school nurse with health screenings, immunizations, dental and recording procedures; assist the school nurse with special education as requested. • Coordinates ordering of health supplies for District schools; distribute health supplies to schools as needed. • Assists with distributing approved health information. • Assists other personnel, as may be required. • Performs related duties as assigned. JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training, which would indicate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above. An example of an acceptable combination is: Graduation from High School and one year of related work experience; Graduation from an accredited Vocational Nurses Training program. SKILLS to perform specialized duties related to the health and medical care of students; identify health and medical needs and recommend appropriate care and services; screen patients for vision, hearing and other medical problems; counsel and provide health related information to patients; respond appropriately to medical emergencies; prepare clear, concise and accurate reports, correspondence, and other written materials; operate a computer using word processing and other business software and standard office equipment. KNOWLEDGE of modern medical terminology, equipment and diagnostic methods and techniques; principals and techniques of performing standard and emergency healthcare and nursing assessments; accepted testing techniques; uses and side effects of various medications; current nursing principles, practices, techniques, and equipment; local communicable diseases and their precautions, treatments and side effects; public health agencies and local health care resources available to district students and staff; appropriate safety precautions and procedures. ABILITY to handle emergencies in a calm and effective manner; maintain confidentiality of patient files and records; maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field; work independently with little direction; travel to various locations; set priorities; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work as part of a team; understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of vendors, district personnel and administrators; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance. WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 20% sitting, 30% walking, and 50% standing. The job is performed under some hazardous conditions. Education High School diploma or equivalent. Required Testing Certificates Job-Related Proficiency Examination Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability Valid State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate California Audiometrist Certificate (desired) Continuing Education/Training Clearances None Specified Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance TB Clearance Pre-placement Physical Exam EVALUATION Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between California Teamsters Public, Professional & Medical Employees Union, Local 911 General Employees Unit and Palm Springs Unified School District. FLSA Status Bargaining Unit Salary Range BOE Approval Date Non Exempt Teams 2 31 11/27/07

Requirements for Applying

Please note that applications will not be considered without the following documentation: (1) Proof of high school graduation, or equivalent; (2) Valid State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse; (3) Adult/Child/Infant First Aid and CPR certificates issued by an authorized agency. Please contact Human Resources at 760-416-6085 if you have any questions regarding submission of these documents.

      Requirements for Applying

      Please note that applications will not be considered without the following documentation: (1) Proof of high school graduation, or equivalent; (2) Valid State license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse; (3) Adult/Child/Infant First Aid and CPR certificates issued by an authorized agency. Please contact Human Resources at 760-416-6085 if you have any questions regarding submission of these documents.

          SUMMARY: The Licensed Vocational Nurse travels to various school sites within the District and performing a wide variety of nursing duties; performs specialized health procedures on students; conducts hearing screenings and assures compliance with State laws and District policies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from High School and an accredited Vocational Nurses Training program. One year of related work experience. Valid Driver's License and evidence of insurability. Bilingual skills preferred but not required. **Please click on the link above to print/view COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION.** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing. Passage of a pre-employment physical exam, including lower back x-rays, is also required. New employees must obtain a California Audiometrist Certificate within 12 months of their date of hire. Associate membership in Teamsters Bargaining Association or payment of an equal service fee is a condition of employment. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 13 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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          Application Deadline: 1/16/2014 3:30 PM Pacific

          SUMMARY: The Licensed Vocational Nurse travels to various school sites within the District and performing a wide variety of nursing duties; performs specialized health procedures on students; conducts hearing screenings and assures compliance with State laws and District policies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from High School and an accredited Vocational Nurses Training program. One year of related work experience. Valid Driver's License and evidence of insurability. Bilingual skills preferred but not required. **Please click on the link above to print/view COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION.** Upon offer of employment you will be required to pay for fingerprint processing. Passage of a pre-employment physical exam, including lower back x-rays, is also required. New employees must obtain a California Audiometrist Certificate within 12 months of their date of hire. Associate membership in Teamsters Bargaining Association or payment of an equal service fee is a condition of employment. Medical, Dental and Vision benefits are provided at no cost if employed at least 7 hours a day, and on a pro-rated basis from 4 to fewer than 7 hours per day. There are fifteen paid holidays per year for 12 month employees. Vacation for full-time employees is earned at the rate of 13 days per year. Less than 12-month employees, vacation is prorated to the work year. One day of sick leave is earned for each month worked, and can be accumulated indefinitely.

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