The Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN performs individualized nursing care for patients/families under the direction of an RN. The Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN uses and practices basic assessment data collection, participates in planning, executes interventions in accordance with the Plan of Care and contributes to evaluation of outcomes. The Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN communicates to ensure patient/family is educated to the Plan of Care and planned treatments.
At Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, the Birch Patrick Convalescent Center combines quality clinical care with compassion to ease the transition and help patients live their lives to the fullest degrees of health and independence. The quality lifetime care focuses not only on our patients' health, but on their social, emotional and spiritual well-being.
The Birch Patrick Convalescent Center provides 24-hour licensed nursing care; end-of-life care provided in conjunction with Sharp HospiceCare; occupational, speech and respiratory therapies; recreational activities; social services; spiritual support; and wound and ostomy consultation. The clinical team includes registered and licensed vocational nurses, certified nursing assistants, affiliated physicians, volunteers, dietitians, rehabilitation therapists, social workers and chaplains who work side-by-side to provide quality patient care and assist patients with daily living activities. The Birch Patrick Convalescent Center has a total of 100 beds. The East wing houses long-term care patients and the West wing houses short-term care patients. Each unit has 50 beds.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.
Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista will combine clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. Scheduled to open in 2019, the new Hospital Tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center will be the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower will include seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.
As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital will include:
- All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
- 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
- Redesigned main entrance and lobby
- Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
- Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen
On the main floors, patients will receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit will feature high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons will perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology and more. A versatile hybrid operating room will be able to shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital will be an indoor/outdoor café will feature panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.
This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program/school or Navy Corps School
- Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN licensure
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- One year recent Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) or Acute Care experience
- Current IV and Blood Withdrawal certification
Physical Requirements may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability