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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Public Health Foundation Enterprises, In
Concord, CA 94519
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Under direct supervision of Public Health Nurse Program Managers, Nurse Program Manager or designee provides technical nursing duties, in accordance with the legal scope of practice and within stablished standards of care, policies, and procedures. Understands and demonstrates consistent behavior in accordance with Health Services vision and mission by providing excellence in service with patients, families, and co-workers.

LVNs hired in this capacity will support Contra Costa Countys ongoing response to COVID-19 and will work in a variety of clinical environments including but not limited to: Outpatient clinics, COVID19 testing sites, immunization clinics, Alternative Care Sites (ACS) and PUI Hotel. Operational hours for testing sites, immunization and outpatient clinics are from 5am to 9pm, Sunday thru Saturday. Support at ACS and PUI Hotels may occur throughout the week over a variety of shifts.

The class of Licensed Vocational Nurse functions under the supervision of Registered Nurses and provides direct nursing care through the use of technical skills acquired at an approved school for vocational nurses. Incumbents administer patient care as defined by the Vocational Nursing Practice Act of the State of California.

Salary range: $27.07 - $29.81, hourly

Candidates must be able to fulfill the special requirementsand maintain current and active licenses listed belowin order to be considered.


Provides support in conjunction with the countys activation and response to COVID-19.

Gives general direct nursing care under direction of a Registered Nurse and/or provider

Maintains patient personal hygiene, safety and comfort

Performs catheterizations and enemas

Under direction, prepares and administers medication subcutaneously, intramuscularly, topically or orally

Signs out and is responsible for controlled drugs including narcotics

Under direction gives colostomy care, including irrigations

Applies dressings, compresses and soaks

Under direction performs nasogastric tube insertions and irrigations

Following training, participates on Code Blue and Behavioral Response Teams as required

Takes and records temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration

Assists in administering the nursing process to patients, including data/information gathering and implementing individual patient care plans as directed by a Registered Nurse and/or provider

Obtains specimens

Performs, reports, and documents patient observations and nursing activities in patient/hospital records

Under direction cares for tracheotomy, jejustomy and chest tubes

Performs routine care and cleaning of hospital equipment

Performs routine nursing duties including making beds and lifting, moving, bathing and feeding patients

May assist and participate in occupational, physical and respiratory therapy programs

Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Assists the Registered Nurse in identifying patient family learning needs and implements appropriate measures

After special training functions as a Monitor Nurse in the Telemetry Unit

Participates in orientation and on-the-job training of assigned personnel

May perform clerical duties on units and in clinics

Provide and promote excellence in customer services for both internal and external customers

Upon assignment and after obtaining special training and State certification, may perform specialized nursing tasks such as starting and/or superimposing intravenous solutions and adjusting flow rates and blood withdrawal in accordance with LVN scope of practice and Hospital Policy.



Experience: No experience required.


License Required:

A valid Vocational Nurse Licensed in the State of California.

Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment: a current, valid, and unrestricted Vocational Nurse license issued by the Board of Vocational Nursing.

Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or CPR by the American Red Cross

Possession of a valid CA Driver License

Be able to pass respirator/mask fit test

Knowledge of:

Modern principles and techniques of vocational nursing

Medical terminology, hospital and outpatient clinic routines and commonly used equipment

Code of conduct

Professional interpersonal skills used in communication

Special Requirements: As a condition of hiring, all candidates must be able to:

Successfully pass a pharmacology test administered by the County.

Pass respirator/mask fit test

Travel to different locations throughout the county as needed by assignment

Work outdoors

Work in limited space (i.e. mobile clinic, Conex office space)

Work in a fast -paced environment

Remain flexible to changing workflows


Stand: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Sit: Frequently

Handling / Fingering: Occasionally

Reach Outward: Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder: Occasionally

Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend: Occasionally

Lift / Carry: Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

Push/Pull: Occasionally - Up to 50 lbs

See: Constantly

Taste/ Smell: Not Applicable

Not Applicable = Not required for essential functions

Occasionally = (0 - 2 hrs/day)

Frequently = (2 - 5 hrs/day)

Constantly = (5+ hrs/day)


Community Setting, Outdoor, Indoors and/or Temperature Controlled varying by assignment.


It is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Licenses & Certifications

  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Vocational Nurse

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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