Licensed Vocational Nurse
Employment Type: Full-Time
DescriptionThis opportunity is open to all interested candidates.BASIC FUNCTION:Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide a variety of health care services to students at assigned school site; administer first aid, screen ill or injured students and provide medications to students including oral, aerosol and injection medications; provide emergency care in accordance with State laws and District regulations; accompany and provide specialized medical care to individual students as directed and assist in instruction to pupils.The Licensed Vocational Nurse will be paid on the Paraeducator Salary Schedule.Salary Grade: 42. To view the Paraeducator Salary Schedule, click here. Examples of DutiesTo view the detailed job description for the Licensed Vocational Nurse, click here.Typical QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A combination of training, experience and/or education equivalent to an accredited vocational nursing program and California license as a Vocational Nurse. Experience using suctioning and tube feeding equipment is required; experience in pediatrics or student health clinics is highly desirable.LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:* Possession of a current and valid license issued by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, including requirement for administration of prescribed medication.* Possession of basic first aid certification issued by an authorized agency. (On-line certificates will not be accepted.)* Possession of current infant, child and adult cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by an authorized agency. (On-line certificates will not be accepted.)* Possession of a valid California driver's license and availability of private transportation (mileage expense allowance provided).Foreign Equivalency Certification:Individuals who have completed high school or college-level coursework at an institution in a country other than the United States must provide a Foreign Equivalency Certification to satisfy the education requirement. A Foreign Equivalency Certification can be obtained for a fee from a professional organization that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. Listed below are examples of acceptable providers for your reference.* Academic and Professional International Evaluations www.apie.org* Center for Applied Research, Evaluation and Education www.iescaree.com* International Education Research Foundation www.ierf.org* World Academic Research Center www.foreigndegrees.comSupplemental InformationApplication Process:To be eligible for consideration, interested candidates must submit the following documents by the application deadline:* Online Employment Application* Response to the Supplemental Questionnaire* To receive education credit, provide a copy of College Degree or Official Transcript.* Proof of possession of a current and valid license issued by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, including requirement for administration of prescribed medication.* Proof of possession of basic first aid certification issued by an authorized agency.* Proof of possession of current infant, child and adult cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification issued by an authorized agency.Answer all supplemental questions* The supplemental questions should be answered thoroughly, clearly, and concisely as the responses provided (along with the entire application package) will be carefully reviewed to determine which candidates will move forward in the recruitment process.Attach proof of education* Education will only be considered if acceptable documentation is attached* Photocopy of Degree or* Photocopy of OFFICIAL transcriptAdditional documents* A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history, education sections, or the supplemental questions of the employment application.* Additional documents, if any, may/should be attached to the online employment application.Additional InformationThe San Diego Unified School District communicates information regarding the hiring process via email. 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