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*COVID Surge - Vaccination Per Diem LVN*

Company: County of Ventura
Location: Ventura
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The County of Ventura is seeking immediate support for COVID-19 Crisis Response by hiring Per Diem Licensed Vocational Nurses to help with administering vaccinations. Must be willing to work various shifts including weekends and/or nights and must be comfortable working in proper personal protective equipment in an environment of potential COVID exposure.

CERTIFICATION PAY: Incumbents in this classification are eligible for certification pay at a rate of $0.813 per hour based on his or her scheduled work week hours and not to exceed the scheduled work week hours for each qualified certification possessed up to a maximum of three (3) certifications.

EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be $1.25/hr or $1.75/hr for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of a Bachelor's, or Master's degree not required by the classification.

BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department. In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency examination with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.


Per Diem Licensed Vocational Nurse are represented by the California Nurses' Association (CNA) and are eligible for overtime compensation.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current Per Diem vacancies for the Health Care Agency. There are currently several anticipated vacancies.


OPENING DATE: January 5, 2021

CLOSINGDATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.

Examples Of Duties

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Injects COVID vaccine into patients;
  • Makes patient observations and records unusual conditions or behavior utilizing technical judgement; and
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Typical Qualifications

These are entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.


Graduation from an accredited nursing school with a California license pending.


  • Possession of a current valid license as a Vocational Nurse issued by the State of California.
  • Successful completion of the pharmacology examination within three (3) months of employment.


  • Certifications (BLS, ACLS, PALS)
  • California Driver License
  • Bilingual skills (English/Spanish)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thorough knowledge of: and ability to apply a variety of techniques, methods and procedures utilizing required equipment for patient care.

Comprehensive ability to: to establish and maintain effective relations with nursing and medical staff, to follow Agency policies and instructions as given, and the ability to establish and maintain the confidence of patients.

May require working in various departments and a variety of shifts. Recruitment Process

FINAL FILING DATE:This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at A paper application can be obtained by calling (805) 654-5129. Our address is: County of Ventura, Human Resources Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.

NOTE: If presently permanently employed in another "merit" or "civil service" public agency/entity in the same or substantively similar position as is advertised, and if appointed to that position by successful performance in a "merit" or "civil service" style examination, then appointment by "Lateral Transfer" may be possible. If interested, please click herefor additional information.

Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this examination AT THE TIME OF FILING. The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the examination process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire will result in the application being removed from consideration.

APPLICATION EVALUATION - 100%: An application evaluation will be conducted. A score will be assigned to each application based on established criteria. Such score will be considered as the final score for placement on the eligible list.

Applicants successfully completing the examination process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record may be required for this position.

For further information about this recruitment, please contact Tamara Madueno by email at or by telephone at (805) 677-5313.

Keywords: County of Ventura, Ventura , *COVID Surge - Vaccination Per Diem LVN*, Other , Ventura, California

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