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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Older Adult Program

Job ID: 105472 Date posted: October 12, 2020

  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Older Adult Program (OAP)
  • LVN Jobs
  • Evening Job
  • Part-Time

Responsibilities

Summary
The LVN role is an integral part of our team and will provide individualized nursing care for patients/families under the direction of a registered nurse.
The Senior Behavioral Unit (SBU) is a 23 bed unit psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This unit accommodates the special needs for seniors. Each patient is under the care of a psychiatrist who directs a treatment team of registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, social workers, activity therapists psychologists, occupational therapists and mental health workers, all trained to identify the special behavioral health needs of seniors. Individual treatment plans are designed to meet each patient’s unique needs.
As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 158 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 300 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1995, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.

Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

 
Hours
This position is eligible for Full Time Benefits

Evening shift - 3:00pm - 11:30pm
Weekends: Every other weekend requirement
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program or Navy Corps School
  • Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nursing licensure
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year experience in a psychiatric – behavioral health setting setting
  • One year recent 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.

 

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