• UCI Health
  • Feb 28, 2020

Job Description

Updated: Feb 26, 2020 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES This recruitment is for Temporary Vocational Nurse positions through UCI's internal temporary service. UCI Temporary Employment Services (TES) is continuously seeking applicants to assist in filling the temporary needs of the UC Irvine Campus in Irvine and the UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange. We recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. UCI Temporary Employment Services assists in providing temporary staffing throughout the UCI campus, medical center and satellite facilities. There is no need to submit more than one application to temporary jobs within the calendar year. Any given application to UCI Temporary Employment Services will make you an applicant to all temporary recruitments. We are seeking applicants with a wide range of experience providing a wide variety of patient care activities under the direction of appropriate registered nursing personnel.  They perform assigned nursing procedures for the safety, comfort and well-being of patients such as observing, recording and reporting to the appropriate Registered Nurse the physical and mental condition of the patients and changes in condition, e.g., cyanosis and state of consciousness.  Nursing procedures include administering drugs, observing and recording reactions; performing prescribed procedures such as enemas, douches, irrigations, hot and cold applications and changing dressings; assisting physicians with examinations and treatments, participating in team conferences, bathing and feeding patients, making beds, helping patients into and out of bed and assisting them in ambulatory activities; and taking of patients' temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration, and recording results on patients' charts.  Incumbents collect specimens such as sputum and urine in containers, label, and send them to the laboratory for analysis; carry out aseptic techniques; care for prostheses and/or self-help devices; perform tracheostomy and ostomy care; administer oxygen and initiate resuscitative measures; and perform suctioning and gastric feeding procedures. The job summary above is a sampling of a Temporary Vocational Nurses may be tasked with. However, the summary is not all-inclusive. The specifics of each temporary assignment will vary and would be provided to the temporary employee at an appropriate time. Vocational Nurses perform tasks under supervision, incumbents perform the majority of duties as outlined in the series concept. Incumbents for positions included in the Vocational Nurse series are expected to have a license issued by the State of California Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; and possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.   TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT To be a viable candidate for the temporary employment at UCI, you must be available to start employment within 1 to 2 days after temporary employment is offered. Interviewing and hiring is based on internal hiring needs and how well the candidate matches the requirements. TES is constantly seeking applicants although there may not be the immediate need to interview or hire. Positions and hourly pay rate $24.23. Please attach your resume. Employment subject to criminal records background check. Some temporary assignments may require clearance of health physical or require a valid California Driver's License for driving university vehicles. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. **Please note that we recruit for this position on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. When a position becomes available, we will review applicants at that time. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in employment with UCI Temporary Employment Services.