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.
Sharp HealthCare provides special services for seniors and their family caregivers through the Senior Resource Centers. Services include free health education classes, free health screenings, flu shots, information and referrals to health services and other community services. The Senior Resource Centers provide older adults a chance to meet other seniors who are interested in health, wellness and safety issues.
The professionals at the Sharp Senior Resource Centers provide information about and referrals to Sharp HealthCare and other resources in your community. Learn the positive aspects of aging and how to maintain good health by taking advantage of the many educational seminars hosted at any of the centers.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem - Day position
9:00am - 5:30pm
Monday through Friday
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program or Navy Corpsman school
- Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nursing licensure
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
- Current IV/Blood Withdrawal certification
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Experience working with senior population
- One year acute care experience
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