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Licensed Vocational Nurse, CDCR
Job Number: 5571575
Location: Kern Valley State Prison - Delano
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Central California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Licensed Vocational Nurse, CDCR
$58,548 - $66,156 Annual 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 the instructions.

Apply for this position by clicking “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of this job posting. Contact Linda Nies at 559.221.3253 for your questions regarding the position, application process, and/or status of your application. EOE.





 
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“A Correctional Institution is a place where the clinician can sharpen his or her skills and bring a tremendous amount of therapeutic creativity to the table.”

— Psychologist
24 years experience
6 years with State Prison