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Overview

Job Number: 5601501
Location: High Desert State Prison – Susanville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Limited Term Intermittent
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Licensed Vocational Nurse
$29.14 – $32.92 Hourly Range
 
At CCHCS, our Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) are skilled at providing medication administration by consistently practicing the Six Patient Rights. Specifically, our LVNs are responsible for coordinating the LVN clinics in housing units working with a primary care team, performing/reading vital signs, EKGs, vaccinations, and other nursing care duties. Our LVNs assist in MD line by processing patient paperwork, noting Provider orders, and working closely with Pharmacy. Moreover, our LVNs administer tuberculin skin tests in Receiving and Release (R&R); conduct visual and auditory acuity measurements in clinic settings; dress superficial injuries; and perform all assigned nursing procedures at the bedside in licensed facilities of the prison. Furthermore, you will be providing observation and therapeutic intervention consistent with the patient’s physical and psychological status, evaluating effectiveness of the patient treatment regimen, and recording progress. Additionally, you will be documenting all clinical observations and relevant activities in the Unit Health Record, including objective and subjective data, treatment interventions, and patient teaching.

Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
 
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking “Apply Now” on the top or bottom of this page.

Contact Aiyana.Gomez@cdcr.ca.gov or 530-251-5100 ext. 5649 for your questions regarding the application process, and/or status of your application.

 
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EOE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary Range: $24,240 - $27,388 Annual Range/doe
    Accessible by Public Transportation: no