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Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN

Job ID 83006 Date posted 10/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Senior Health Center
  • Category: LVN Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: 8:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 5 PM
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
Per Diem position - 8:30am - 5:00pm
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 Nurse licensure
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One year acute care experience

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience working with senior population
  • Current IV/Phlebotomy certification

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.
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.
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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