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
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.
AGENCY/DEPARTMENT: Health Care Agency
Per Diem Licensed Vocational Nurse are represented by the
California Nurses' Association (CNA) and are eligible for overtime
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
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.
These are entrance requirements to the examination process and
assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited nursing school with a California
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
- 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
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
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at
www.ventura.org/jobs. 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
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
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
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 Tamara.Madueno@ventura.org or by
telephone at (805) 677-5313.