The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. The department has within its scope of responsibilities the operation of the athletic medicine program and the respective facilities. This program coordinates the medical care of the varsity and selected club/recreation sports.
This position within Athletic Medicine, and with a dotted line to the Student Health Services Nursing Manager, under the general direction of a nurse, nurse practitioner or physician, performs a variety of skilled nursing duties, and a wide range of technical, skilled and paraprofessional nursing duties and care to students within the scope of practice for an LVN.
Other duties may include participation in other campus programs pursuant to the mission of San Diego State University, i.e., health education outreach programs, immunization campaigns, etc. The LVN II may be required to work at different sites both within and outside of SDSU Athletic Medicine, depending upon current staffing needs. The Licensed Vocational Nurse II may oversee clinic operations and coordinate specialty clinics and/or provide case management related to a specialty area, especially if they possess additional training or certification in a specialty area.
Education and Experience A high school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a state approved vocational nursing program in an accredited school of vocational nursing or equivalent training and experience as defined by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).
Equivalent to three to four years of progressive responsibility as a LVN, including some experience in the specialty area to successfully perform work in the specialty; possess and maintain specialized training and/or related certifications.
Licenses and/or Certifications Required Must possess and maintain a valid Vocational Nurse license issued by the State of California; possess and maintain certification for intravenous therapy as defined by the BVNPT. Must possess and maintain a valid CPR/AED certification and/or IV certification as appropriate to the assigned duties.
Preferred Qualifications Experience and ability to work with patients from diverse backgrounds. Experience working with college students, preferably in a college setting. Experience giving immunizations and allergy injections.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2021, with the possibility of reappointment. Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 12, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by November 11, 2020.
Internal Number: 498111
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego.
Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.
The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 19 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.