Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

  • Compensation: $30.00 - $34.00 per hour
  • Required Qualifications:
  • City/State: Pasadena, CA

Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to healing children and young adults, strengthening families, and transforming communities through quality comprehensive services and advocacy. We envision a world in which children and young adults, families, and communities are able to heal, grow, and thrive.

Schedule: 2pm-10pm, 40 hours/week

What We Offer:

An outstanding benefits package and numerous opportunities for career growth and advancement within our organization.

  • Sign on Bonus of $2,000! Bonus split and paid in increments at hire, 3 months, 6 months and 1st year.
  • 13 Paid Holiday per year including Cesar Chavez & Juneteenth, earn up to 22 days of PTO
  • Flexible work schedule
  • This role is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Medical insurance offering 3 HMO with Kaiser and Health Net, and also a PPO Plan
  • Dental insurance both HMO & PPO options, with 100% employer paid for HMO employee only coverage plan
  • Life and AD&D insurance 100% employer paid up to two times the annual salary
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and Dependent Care
  • 401(k) with no wait period and no vesting schedule
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee Assistance Program


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

The essential functions include:

  • Supervise healthcare and protect clients while in their care.
  • Represent the nursing office at assigned weekly team meetings.
  • Transcribe orders, receive verbal orders as needed and send order to pharmacy per department protocols.
  • Administer medications as directed according to agency policy.
  • Administer first aid as needed.
  • Review lab results with Nursing Supervisor and Psychiatrist
  • Review/prepare and distribute special menus in collaboration with Nursing Supervisor
  • Visit and evaluate asthmatic clients on a monthly basis, or more frequently if necessary, and maintain spirometer readings.
  • Schedule individual and group asthma teaching sessions
  • Participate in programs designed to help clients acquire socially acceptable habits of behavior.
  • Participate in programs designed to help clients accept their medical conditions and handle them appropriately.
  • Use appropriate authority to set limits for behavior while clients are in the nurses' office.
  • Maintain complete, accurate records of all medications administered outlined in agency policy.
  • Learn and become familiar with Hillsides' pharmacy recordkeeping and legalities involved.
  • Provide office coverage in the absence of the Nursing Supervisor
  • Prepare memos and letters as needed.
  • Maintain client charts as needed filing pertinent doctor appointments and psychiatric notes.
  • Transport clients to doctor appointments as required, or for other medical needs and prepare related paperwork in conjunction with Nursing Supervisor
  • Weigh and measure clients and maintain monthly records.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Valid California LVN licensure
  • CPR Certification
  • High degree of accuracy
  • Valid California driver's license, driving record and personal vehicle insurance acceptable to Hillsides' insurance carrier.


Hillsides practices Trauma Informed Care (TIC) principles which recognizes the signs, symptoms, and widespread impact of trauma; Employees are asked to comprehensively integrate knowledge of Trauma Informed Care into policies, procedures, and practices with the goal to prevent re-traumatization which promotes healing of families, youth, individuals, and communities.