The Licensed Vocational Nurse – LVN performs individualized nursing care for patients/families under the direction of an RN. The 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 LVN communicates to ensure patient/family educated on plan of care and planned treatments.
Sharp Home Health is San Diego's largest home health agency, licensed and certified since 1983. The agency is part of the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, home to an array of comprehensive medical services and recipient of the 2007 prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. Sharp Home Health provides cutting-edge clinical services including transplant care, wound experts, diabetes nurse educator, infusion specialists, and non-invasive pain management modalities.
With a focus on maximizing recovery, independence and long-term wellness, Sharp Home Health provides diabetes care instruction, specialty nursing, rehabilitation and senior behavioral health services to individuals throughout San Diego County.
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.
This position is located primarily in South Bay for purple team, however may visit patients throughout the county.
8 hour shift, working weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Completion of a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program/school or Navy Corps School
- Current unencumbered CA Licensed Vocational licensure
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- One year of recent LVN experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Recent Home Health experience
- Wound Care experience
- Understanding of disease process
- Medical teaching experience
- Blood Withdrawal certification
- Bilingual (English/Spanish)
“After nearly 10 years of working here, it's still one of the hardest jobs I've ever loved. If you find a niche here, you'll be working with some of the smartest in the industry. This is where they'll respect you for thinking outside the box and kindness matters. They expect consistency and hard work, but pay you well to do it.”