Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN
Sharp Memorial Hospital 48 reviews - San Diego, CA

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                        • Full Time


                          This position is located in Serra Mesa.

                          12-hour shift; 9:00 am – 9:30 pm, including weekends

                          • AA degree or BA degree preferred
                          • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse licensure required
                          • Current IV certification required
                          • Current CPR certification required
                          • One to three (1-3) years’ current LVN experience performing IV insertions required
                          • Direct patient care experience required
                          • IV skills required

                          Seeking an experienced Licensed Vocation Nurse with IV Certification and well developed assessment skills able to work effectively within a small team to provide IV skills and support to all entities on the Metro Campus. Must be flexible and productive in an evolving work environment. This position interacts with a variety of professional staff throughout the organization and must be able to communicate effectively with patients, family, and coworkers.

                          The Vascular Access Department supports the Metro Campus by doing difficult peripheral IV starts and caring for PICC (peripherally inserted central catheters) and other CVC. This group of RNs and LVNs are the resources to the metro campus related to Vascular Access Devices.

                          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.

                          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 (M/F/D/V).

                          Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

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                          The docs and the scalpels are sharp at Sharp Memorial Hospital. The flagship facility of Sharp HealthCare, the not-for-profit hospital...