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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Bakersfield City School District
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

  • JobID: 2232Position Type: Support Staff/Licensed Vocational NurseDate Posted: 7/29/2021LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSEOPEN UNTIL FILLEDQUALIFICATIONS:
    • Valid California license as Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or other California nursing license above LVN level
      • Valid first aid and CPR certification from recognized agency
        • Experience as nurse, preferably in school or pediatric health care setting
          • Knowledge and ability in variety of methods, procedures and equipment commonly used in pediatric and specializedhealth care
            • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, parents and community
              • Knowledge of crisis management techniques; ability to react effectively in emergency situations; knowledge ofcommunity emergency medical resources
                • Valid driver's license and personal car for use on district businessREPORTS TO: Administrator as assignedJOB GOAL: To assist in facilitating educational process by providing health services for studentsPERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
                  • Assists school nurses in providing variety of health-related services including but not limited to screenings,assessments, education, training and procedures
                    • Travels to various school sites and performs wide variety of nursing duties within the scope of LVN licensure
                      • Performs specialized physical health care procedures including but not limited to suctioning, blood sugar testing,medication administration, ventilator use, drip and tube feeding, catheterization, colostomy care and oxygen administration
                        • Follows prescribed procedures of first aid, emergency care, medication at school, specialized physical health care, and school health programs
                          • Maintains documentation of health care services; updates and maintains medical records; assists with student health and immunization records as assigned; keeps related records and prepares reports as required
                            • Communicates with students, staff, parents and community to exchange information, make referrals, schedule appointments, provide training/education, and coordinate other activities related to student health services
                              • Assists in lifting, moving and positioning students as necessary to render various health services including but not limited to therapy and specialized procedures; assists students in use of wheelchairs, braces or other orthopedic equipment; operates specialized medical equipment and instruments as needed
                                • Performs other related duties as assignedSALARY: $3,776 - $4,591 per monthMINIMUM APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:An online application and any documents listed below must be submitted:
                                  • Valid California license as Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or other California nursing license above LVN level
                                    • Valid first aid and CPR certification from recognized agencyCopies of required certificates, transcripts or diplomas may be submitted with application. District may require that originals be presented for verification prior to employment. Please check with Human Resources regarding acceptable documents. For positions requiring college course work official transcripts will be required upon employment.It is the applicant's responsibility to meet all application requirements and supply copies of all required documents. A separate set of paperwork is required for each application submitted. All application materials submitted become the property of Bakersfield City School District.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Some positions may require proof of privately owned automobile insurance and the possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle operator's license. Fingerprint clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice is a condition of appointment after all other required job conditions have been met. Must present verification of completion of Child Abuse Mandated Reporter training or obtain verification within six (6) weeks of hire and annually thereafter, as required by the California Child Abuse Neglect Reporting Act; must also complete the Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for non-supervisory staff..The Bakersfield City School District wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Positions may be re advertised or application deadlines extended at the discretion of the District. Unless otherwise notified by the District, applications received in response to this bulletin will be considered for available District positions in this classification during the current school year. Those meeting minimum qualifications, including passage of required tests, will remain active during this time. Applicants will not be individually notified of their application status.Any candidates contacting, directly or indirectly, any member of the Board of Education and/or administration with the intention of influencing their or another candidates selection to any administrative position shall be disqualified without recourse.The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.NONDISCRIMINATION POLICYThe Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education and in employment. BCSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis and/or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics of age, ethnicity or race, which is inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles, such as braids, locks, and twists, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identifications, religion, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, physical disability, mental disability, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical information, genetic information, homelessness, foster status, military veteran status, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by California state and federal nondiscrimination laws consistent with Education Code 200, 220 and 234.1, Penal Code 422.55, Government Code 11135, and Title IX. Not all bases of discrimination will apply to both education services and employment. If you believe you, or your student, have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying you should contact your school site principal and/or the District's Chief Compliance and Title IX Officer, Erin Johnston, by phone at (661) 631-4663, by email at, or in person at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, CA 93305. Copies of BCSD's Uniform Complaint policy, Sexual Harassment policy, and Nondiscrimination policies are available upon request.

Keywords: Bakersfield City School District, Bakersfield , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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