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General Maintenance Worker, USC Housing – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Please review the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Plan page for more details regarding your rights and obligations as a job candidate.USC Auxiliary Services, one of the largest divisions at The University of Southern California, is focused on making a difference for over 65,000 students, athletes, faculty, staff, and guests who visit our campuses each day.  Through our innovative services, our six central business units (USC Bookstores, USC Hospitality, USC Housing, USC Transportation, the USC Hotel and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum) collectively create the best USC experience for future leaders, scientists, filmmakers, engineers, and doctors alike. Auxiliary Services works tirelessly to welcome all visitors into the Trojan family. We are driven to succeed by our commitment to uphold our six unifying values in Integrity, Excellence, Well-Being, Open Communication, Accountability, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. USC Housing, a division of USC Auxiliary Services, hosts more than 9,000 students, athletes, faculty, and staff throughout the year in over 50 properties on and off campus. Housing meets the challenge of inviting students into our Trojan family by making them feel comfortable, safe and welcome. We boast top-notch amenities including comprehensive recycling programs, simplified online repair requests, and more. Serving our students’ wellbeing is the reason that we are here and we share the same vision and excellence that they do.We are seeking to build a pool of candidates for future General Maintenance Worker, USC Housing positions to join our rapidly growing team.The Opportunity:With all of the space needed to house over 9,000 Trojans, we need a General Maintenance Worker to monitor our facilities and ensure that we maintain our high standards of excellence. As an expert in all forms of repairs, you will examine and repair our facilities, as needed. You will use your expertise to communicate with management and outside vendors, as well to train other workers. Most of all, your focus on customer service will demonstrate to our students, faculty, and staff that we put their needs first!The Accountabilities:Provides customer service to students, faculty, staff and external customers. Meets customer needs, offers options, resolves problems and follows up with customers. Ensures full customer satisfaction without unnecessarily referring customer to other staff members. Maintains friendly, helpful demeanor. Provides on-going preventive maintenance for appliances including air conditioners, heaters, refrigerators, stoves, ovens and dishwashers. Troubleshoots and repairs or replaces appliance parts and perform repairs on commercial kitchen equipment, e.g .. walk-in coolers, freezers, ice machines, dish machine conveyor belts, slicers, dishwashers, electric ranges, etc., as needed. Maintains appliance part inventory.Builds interior walls, fabricates cabinets, drawers and screens, assembles furniture. Repairs or replaces closet doors, drawers, non-fire rated doors, door locks, closers and hinges, tiles, bathroom fixtures, etc. Performs preventive maintenance. Installs safety restraints on cabinets and furniture. Patches and stretches carpet, replaces broken windows and ceiling tiles, performs caulking. Repairs or replaces light bulbs, ballasts, switches, plugs, light fixtures, etc. Maintains room wiring systems and emergency exit signs, adjusts timers, tests and replaces smoke detectors and emergency lights. Secures electrical wires. Repairs vacuum cleaners as needed. Prepares walls for painting, patches holes, replaces dry wall, paints. Stains and refinishes wood work, such as wall paneling and furniture, etc. Assists in roof repairs, repairs or replaces tiles, performs caulking. Repairs or replaces various plumbing fixtures and hardware, e.g .. faucets, shower fixtures, water fountains, garbage disposals, sinks and toilets. Unclogs sluggish or stopped drains, including main drains. Performs minor repairs on water heaters. Performs light welding, light vehicle maintenance. Performs utility work, e.g. installing or removing posts and signs, patching street holes with asphalt, repairing gates, etc. Promotes an environment that fosters inclusive relationships and creates unbiased opportunities for contributions through ideas, words, and actions that uphold principles of the USC Code of Ethics.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. The Qualifiers:Minimum Education: Specialized or technical training. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.Minimum Experience: 6 – 12 month.Minimum Field of Expertise:Knowledge of thermodynamic laws, refrigerator cycles, electricity principles, test/detection instruments, hand/power tools, wood finishing, AC/DC currents, wiring, painting, construction and plumbing.Valid CA driver’s license required. Position will participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System. A copy of DMV record will be required as a final condition of employment. For more information please visit the policy website.What We Prefer:Preferred Experience: 1 year.Preferred Field of Expertise: Knowledge of all applicable safety procedures and precautions. Clean DMV recordThe Trojan Family Rewards:We pride ourselves in creating the BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families. For more information please visit http://benefits.usc.edu.This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members.USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!FIGHT ON!The hourly rate for this position is $23.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations. Minimum Education: Specialized or technical training. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience: 6 – 12 month.

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of thermodynamic laws, refrigerator cycles, electricity principles, test/detection instruments, hand/power tools, wood finishing, AC/DC currents, wiring, painting, construction and plumbing.
Valid CA driver’s license required. Position will participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System. A copy of DMV record will be required as a final condition of employment. For more information please visit the policy website.

RN Clinical – Cath Lab – Full Time 10 Hour Rotating Shift (Non-Exempt) (Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

As an integral part of the interdisciplinary team, the Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to provide therapeutic care to patients. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the coordination of patient care and education to the patient and family in accordance with the standards, policies, and practices in a compassionate, supportive, and therapeutic environment.Essential Duties:The clinical practice of a Registered Nurse (RN) is to manage a complex process that requires an orderly method and adherence to scientific practice standards. The RN manages the physiological and behavioral functioning combined with psychological and social support as related to the recovery process. The priority of the professional activity is toward the improvement and/or maintenance of this state. The RN classifies the patient’s condition based on physiological, psychological, and social risk morbidity and mortality to predict the amount of work required based on the application of the steps of the professional process. The professional process is composed of six core steps (data collection, data assessment and nursing diagnosis, plan, implementation, evaluation, and patient teaching) used to manage the patient condition for the purpose of the treatment of human responses to actual or potential health problems, with the characteristics of altered functional ability and altered lifestyle, reducing risk of morbidity and mortality, and increasing the opportunity for recovery. The RN demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients served on his/her assigned unit. The professional RN practices according to USCUH collaboration principles and demonstrates respectful teamwork and delegation.Supports continuous and ongoing customer satisfaction through the hospital wide service excellence standards.Collaborates with the Clinical Coordinator or Department Director for Cardiac Cath Lab procedure room flow issues.Collaborates with the Clinical Coordinator for inventory control.Completes initial and annual skills validations.Functions as a patient advocate.Assesses a patient’s knowledge base/understanding of their diagnostic and/or interventional procedure.Plans, with the patient, the course of their testing/treatment in coordination with physician.Assists with the performance of cardiac diagnostic, interventional and electrophysicolgy procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab.Assists with the performance of cardiac diagnostic tests in the Cath Lab Holding room when necessary.Provides for continuous evaluation of patient care through the nursing process and patient satisfaction evaluation form.Educates patient/patient’s family about procedure and treatment according to each patient’s individual needs and documents results.Documents accurately, on chart, procedures performed and patient’s tolerance.Provides for own professional growth regarding trends in clinical nursing, equipment and procedures through formal and informal continuing education.Orients and instructs other unit personnel.Demonstrates ability to positively influence other’s behavior by serving as a role model.Performs other related duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:Req Bachelor’s degree Nursing Degree in Nursing (BSN) *Grandfathered from BSN if hired prior to 12/2019Req Must have excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak, read and write English proficiently.Req Knowledge of medical procedures and conditions and ability to understand, follow and successfully perform duties, including whole blood collection, and apheresis procedures, in accordance with administrative and clinical policies, regulations and procedures.Req Committed to excellence in patient care and customer service.Req Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.Preferred Qualifications:Pref 2 years Two years experience in a cardiovascular lab setting immediately prior to application, experience with electrophysiology procedures is preferred.Pref 2 years Two years experience in Coronary or Surgical Intensive Care setting immediately prior to application preferred.Required Licenses/Certifications: Req Registered Nurse – RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing)Req Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart AssociationReq Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)Req Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Healthcare Provider from American Heart AssociationThe hourly rate range for this position is $41.00 – $88.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Research Coordinator I – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is in search of a Research Coordinator I. A bilingual (English/Spanish), dependable, flexible, and detail-oriented individual is needed to join a research team at the University of Southern California to support a new research study. The study is interested in examining the effects of stress on substance use behaviors and mental health among Hispanic/Latinx adolescents and young adults. Employment involves (1) recruiting 12-20 year old participants from across the greater Los Angeles area from school visits, community organizations, and community events; (2) scheduling data collection assessments with participants including dropping off and picking up data collection materials with participants; (3) instructing participants on data collection procedures; (4) monitoring participant progress during data collection assessments; and (5) providing project support to the research study and the study staff personnel, students, and faculty investigators. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational capabilities and a demonstrated ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks. Flexible working hours including evenings and weekends are needed. Prior experience in a research environment or working in the Hispanic/Latinx community is preferred.The hourly rate range for this position is $30.62 – $31.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 1 year
Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative or research experience. Working knowledge of MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.

Support Coordinator (Hospital) – Glendale Eye Institute Clinic – Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Support Coordinator will assist with all aspects of patient care. Coordinate clinic schedules, patient appointments and follow up. Answers patient phone calls, verify insurance benefits, prepare charts for clinic and prepare charge tickets for clinic visits. He/She will also coordinate scheduling of all surgeries and diagnostic testing for patients which include sending pre-op packets to patients with surgery instructions, prepare surgery charge tickets and compile letters of medical necessity. The Support Coordinator will assist with the office clerical duties. Other duties may include: assisting multidisciplinary team in managing the care of the patient’s thru all phases (In-take/Evaluation/Listed) by acting as a liaison between the clinic and referring physicians; assisting in managing follow-up care for post surgical patients by setting up follow up care appointments; and/or coordinating an organized and efficient case flow of clinic scheduling. Must work with any and every Physician.Assist with all aspects of patient care. Responsible for all front office functions including checking-in and checking-out. Responsible for management and coordination of all ophthalmic services including appointment scheduling, surgery coordinating, insurance verification, and financial clearance of all appointments.Essential Duties:Greets patients in a courteous and professional manner.Preforms all Front Office functions including check-in and check-out, appointment scheduling, insurance verification, financial clearance, and prior authorization requests. Assists with front office worklists such as appointment reminder and Tonic worklists.Schedules and coordinates surgeries and in-office procedures. Ensures patients are scheduled in a timely manner and all medical and financial clearances are obtained in advance of the procedure. Collaborates with the ambulatory surgery center to ensure proper scheduling.Assists with all pre-arrival and financial clearance functions including insurance verification, pre-certification request, and authorization requests for managed care.Process new referrals in a timely manner; this includes obtaining required outside medical records, entering demographic information into computer system and PBAR, provides medical records to physician / multidisciplinary team for review, provides insurance information to financial counselor for patient to be financially cleared, and schedule patient in clinic.Schedules patient’s evaluation in a timely manner while accommodating patient’s needs. This includes but no limited to: laboratories, diagnostic testing and consultations as needed.Provides administrative assistant support to supervisor. Maintains calendar, schedules meetings, travel arrangements and other administrative support as appropriateUnderstands the procedures for scheduling patients, and gives proper patient instructions.Notifies patient of upcoming appointments in a timely manner.Arranges patient clinic appointments as requested by the physician.Communicates all changes with patient and case information to all involved personnel.Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness in entering information into computer systems (Cerner, PBAR).Works with various hospital personnel to resolve issues and accommodate patient.Tracks and maintains Refractive procedure volumes, outcomes and patient pre and post op visits.Interacts with patients and engages strategies for increasing patient enrollment for refractive procedures.Assist in translation as needed (if applicable).Provides phone coverage as needed.Demonstrates flexibility in covering other staff members for sick time, vacation, or leave of absence.Ability to work independently and in a team setting to accomplish duties in a timely manner.Maintains files and records, oversees equipment an office supply inventory. Photocopies, collates, distributes, mails performs errands. Reads and prioritizes incoming mail, Handles and routes as appropriateParticipates in daily huddles, contributes and leads huddlesDemonstrates knowledge of and practices Keck Standards of Service and valuesPerforms other duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:High school or equivalentAbility to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.Preferred Qualifications: 1 year Experience in acute care or ambulatory care setting.Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.Familiarity with word processing, IDX, Cerner, PBAR and scheduling software is preferred.Required Licenses/Certifications: Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)The hourly rate range for this position is $22.00 – $34.18. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Public Safety Dispatcher – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Join the Trojan Family: USC Department of Public Safety (DPS)Title: Public Safety DispatcherMission: To create a safe, secure, crime free environment for the Trojan Family through exemplary and professional service.About the DepartmentTeam: DPS, one of the largest campus public safety departments in the United States, is a diverse team of over 300 dedicated full-time employees.What we do: We share in the university’s ONE USC Safety Vision of ensuring an environment where everyone feels safe, respected, and protected from being a crime victim and where the diverse experiences and needs of all USC students, faculty, staff, and neighbors throughout USC’s spheres of influence are addressed.Learn more: Visit our DPS Website to explore our mission in depth.Role Overview: The Public Safety Dispatcher performs multiple functions in the Communications Center in support of various department personnel at the University Park Campus, Health Sciences Campus, and University Parking Center. Receives calls for service from faculty, staff, students and guests, and dispatches the appropriate department personnel via radio communications equipment. Serves as a vital link between the service community, Public Safety personnel, and all other emergency and nonemergency services available at the university and in the surrounding community. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, listening skills and the ability to make instantaneous decisions based on minimal information. In addition, skilled in controlling emotions and ability to work under pressure. Step into a role where your duties will include but are not limited to:Receives emergency calls requesting police, fire, and rescue assistance.Determines appropriate response in accordance with established procedures and assessment of the situation. Dispatches Public Safety units in response to calls for service.Maintains a record of all calls and radio messages. Monitors status of public safety, parking transportation, campus cruiser, residential protection, assets protection, and other special duty units. Prepares appropriate management reports of calls.Receives calls and complaints regarding service and assistance and refers them to the appropriate unit. Operates telephone switching equipment.Requests back-up or follow-up assistance from the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, and other agencies.Operates Computer Aided Dispatch system and maintains manual and automated records systems. Conducts information searches as needed.Please note: Shifts include holidays, weekends, and overtime; must have availability to work certain special events and emergencies.Selection ProcessEvaluation: Your application will be evaluated based on your relevant experience and education.In-depth Screening: After interview, successful candidates will undergo background, psychological, and medical evaluations.How to ApplyApplication: Showcase your readiness to join the Trojan family by submitting a detailed application, resume, and thoughtful responses to our supplemental questions.Current USC Employees: Please apply through the dedicated channel in Workday.BenefitsUSC’s Commitment to You: We offer an excellent package of benefits and programs including, but not limited to:Tuition assistance for you and your familyComprehensive health, dental and vision insurance options403b retirement account with matching 5% contribution by USC50% subsidy off Metro, LADOT, and Metrolink passesExplore more on the USC Employee GatewayMinimum RequirementsEducation: High school diploma or equivalentExperience: 6-12 monthsAs an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members. Please review the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Plan page for more details regarding your rights and obligations as a job candidate.The hourly rate for this position is $27.49. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.Minimum Education: High school or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 6 – 12 months
Minimum Field of Expertise: Experience in related field. Ability to type 30 net words per minute. Working knowledge of computer input and retrieval functions.