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Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76763 Date posted 10/18/2016
Requisition ID: 76763
  • Facility: Sharp Coronado Hospital & Hlth
  • City: Coronado
  • Department: Sub-Acute Care
  • Category: LVN Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 7 AM
  • Shift End Time: 3:30 PM
Location
This position is located in Coronado, San Diego County
 
Hours
Per Diem position - 7:00am - 3:30pm
Including every other weekend
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program/school
  • Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Knowledge of OBRA and Title 22 Regulations
  • Six months current LVN experience

Summary
The Licensed Vocational Nurse – LVN performs individualized nursing care for patients/families under the direction of an RN.  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.  Communicates to ensure patient/family is educated to the Plan of Care and planned treatments.
The Sharp Villa Coronado Skilled Nursing Facility and Sharp Coronado Sub-Acute Units provide long-term care to patients in San Diego.  They have four levels of care:  custodial, transitional, sub-acute and hospice.  Individualized care plans are developed for each patient, and nursing care is focused on the patient’s health and social, emotional and spiritual well being.  Treatment plans are designed to help each patient achieve maximum independence and dignity. Personalized programs and services bring comfort to patients in a homelike environment. All long-term care patients have access to clinical services including: 24-hour licensed nursing care, enteral therapy, integrative therapies including Healing Touch and aromatherapy, intravenous therapy, medication management, pain management, physician, podiatrist and dental visits.  The Sharp Villa Coronado Skilled Nursing Facility has a 50-bed capacity, and the Sharp Coronado Sub-Acute Units have a 68-bed capacity.
From emergency services to a nationally recognized total joint replacement program, Sharp Coronado Hospital is a 181 bed facility that has a long tradition of providing top-quality, comprehensive health care.
Sharp Coronado incorporates many personalized aspects into its care philosophy — including patient empowerment, patient and family education, and a physical environment that promotes healing through complementary therapies such as clinical aromatherapy, massage and Healing Touch. Sharp Coronado Hospital is one of the first five hospitals nationally to be designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/extending (neck)
  • Gripping/grasping
  • Fine manipulation/pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Car transfers
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/pull over 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords:  LVN, Sub Acute, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare

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