Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN
Sharp Healthcare - San Diego, CA

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Location
This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County.

Hours
8 hour shift: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, weekends once a month.

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 acute care experience
  • Must have excellent communication skills and excellent professional judgment
Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Recent home care experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Summary
The 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 Care is San Diego's largest home care 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 Care 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 Care provides diabetes care instruction, specialty nursing, rehabilitation and senior behavioral health services to individuals throughout San Diego County. Sharp Home Care is San Diego’s largest home care 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.

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 back ground checks before starting work.

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