Salary: $38,584.00 - $51,708.80 Annually USD
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The County is recruiting for Licensed Vocational Nurses I - Corrections who assist physicians, registered nurses and other health specialists in the treatment and care of patients in an adult or juvenile locked correctional facility. Duties include providing basic nursing care; collecting vital signs, blood, and specimens; and administering medications as directed. Incumbents in this class are expected to perform the full range of duties under close supervision while acquiring the experience and skill of a journey-level Licensed Vocational Nurse.
The list established by this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies in the Sheriff's (Adult population) and Probation (Youth population). The Sheriff's Department positions are for day, evening and night shifts (with an immediate need for the High Desert).
We are also accepting applications for Licensed Vocational Nurse II - Corrections, which requires a separate application. Applicants are encouraged to view the Licensed Vocational Nurse II - Corrections announcement and apply for both levels, as appropriate.
For more detailed information, refer to the Licensed Vocational Nurse I - Corrections job description.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
1) Certification: Must possess and maintain Basic Life Support certification. 2) Shift: Must be available for rotating shift work, including weekends and holidays, and may be required to assist after normal duty hours in emergency situations and may involve hostile or volatile wards and inmates. Night shift differential and overtime compensation are available. 3) Background: Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony and, upon appointment, must successfully pass a thorough background investigation, including a fingerprint check and polygraph. 4) Physical Demands: Ability to perform for extended periods of time: balancing, bending, climbing, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting, standing, stooping, turning, twisting; and walking long distances both indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions; hand and finger dexterity in both hands; ability to manipulate heavy duty security locks and doors; reaching or working above and below shoulder level; normal vision, including color discrimination; normal hearing; and carrying up to 10 pounds. NOTE: Incumbents will be required to respond immediately to emergencies while on duty which may involve hostile and volatile wards and inmates . 5) Working Conditions: Working conditions involve exposure to hazardous and infectious materials and communicable diseases. 6) Travel: Travel throughout the county will be required. Incumbents are required to make provision for transportation. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be maintained for the individual providing the transportation. 7) Promotion: Incumbents in the class of Licensed Vocational Nurse I - Corrections are eligible for promotion upon meeting minimum qualifications and upon receipt of a satisfactory work progress report. Employees must qualify for promotion to Licensed Vocational Nurse II - Corrections within 12 months or be terminated.
License: Must possess and maintain a current Licensed Vocational Nurse license with the State of California.
Certification: Must possess Basic Life Support certification.
Note: License number and expiration date must be listed on the application to be eligible.
Recent Graduates who are scheduled to take the NCLEX by January 3, 2020 are welcome to apply and possibly attend the Hiring Event (by invitation only). *Verification of your schedule exam date must be submitted with your application.
The ideal candidate will have experience working in a correctional environment, who recognizes the complexity of "24/7" facilities and has the ability to work all shifts, including days, nights, weekends, swing, and rotating, in addition to working holidays, nights, and overtime as needed by the department.
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to be explicit in your responses on the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire.
All communications regarding the selection process will be via e-mail. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment. Check your GovernmentJobs account for notifications. Update your firewalls to allow e-mails from San Bernardino County through governmentjobs.com. Update your Spam, Junk, and Bulk settings to ensure it will not spam/block/filter communications from e-mail addresses with the following domain "@hr.sbcounty.gov". Finally, be sure to keep your personal information updated. Taking these steps now will help ensure you receive all communications regarding this recruitment.
Please complete and submit the online employment application, supplemental questionnaire, and verification of NCLEX exam (if applicable) by 5 pm, Monday, January 6, 2020 to attend the hiring event. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.
NOTE: Once an acceptable amount of applications have been received, this recruitment may close without further notice.
To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.
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