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Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN

Job ID 84045 Date posted 10/30/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Emergency Department (CCTA)
  • Category: LVN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 7 AM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
12 hour shift - Days
7:00am - 7:30pm including every other weekend
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program/school or Navy Corps School
  • Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational licensure
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year current Emergency Department and/or Urgent Care experience
  • Acute care experience
  • Current IV and Phlebotomy certification

Summary
We are looking for enthusiastic compassionate individual to be part of a dynamic engaging team focused on efficient, compassionate patient care.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital's Emergency Room department is one of the most technologically advanced of its kind. We are the busiest community emergency department in San Diego County seeing more than 110,000 patients a year treating a diverse population. We have also been designated by the county as a STEMI center, due to implementation of new cardiac protocols meeting county and national guidelines for treating acute MI patients. Additionally, we have achieved stroke center status due to our focus on providing expeditious diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. We have a helipad that receives patients with medical emergencies, such as snake bites, heat stroke, and heart attacks, from our rural catchment area. Currently, we run 43 acute care beds 24 hours a day, plus 21 minor care and observation beds that are open during high volume hours. Opportunities for growth include MICN, advanced clinician, clinical lead and our new ICU/ED rotation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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.
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