Licensed Vocational Nurse/ Hospice Skilled Nursing/Sharp Grossmont/Day Shift/Full-Time
Company: Sharp Healthcare
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: May 8, 2022
[Vocational Nurse IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal Certification -
Various-Employee provides certificate; Driver's License - CA
Department of Motor Vehicles; California Licensed Vocational Nurse
(LVN) - CA Board of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians;
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS
Healthcare) - American Heart Association
What You Will Do
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 educated Plan Of
Care and planned treatments.
- 1 Year LVN experience in an acute care setting or other related
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS
Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
- California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - CA Board of
Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians -REQUIRED
- Driver's License - CA Department of Motor Vehicles
- Experience in the respective department.
- Vocational Nurse IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal Certification -
Various-Employee provides certificate -PREFERRED
Other Qualification Requirements
- Utilizes reliable transportation and possesses adequate
personal insurance coverage. Demonstrates clean driving record in
accordance with requirements of the employer DMV pull notice
program and Sharp HealthCare Driver Guidelines.
- Assessment data
Collects assessment data (using observation, palpation and
auscultation per Practice Act) per department guidelines of care,
including age/cultural specific considerations.
Documents data collected.
Communicates/contributes data collected to RN for analysis and
- Communication and coordination
Communicates with other healthcare team members to coordinate
patient care activities, workflow, and patient progress.
Follows through with identified actions/referrals.
Coordinates schedules and patient care needs with RN and other
staff to ensure continuity and frequency of visits.
Communicates patient and family care needs through
Documentation per department/entity guideline of care and policies
- Implements plan of care
Implements plan of care per department guidelines: Refers practices
outside of scope to RN.
Seeks out resources when appropriate in new situations.
Collaborates with RNs when nursing decisions required in
implementation of the plan of care in accordance with compliance
and scope of practice.
- Informal teaching
Gives constructive feedback to peers regarding work performance and
notifies supervisor of suspected performance issues.
Provides unit specific information to students, floats,
travelers/registry personnel and documents appropriately.
Documents informal teaching.
- Patient advocate
Encourage patient and family participation in decision making.
Acts to uphold individual/family rights.
- Patient and family education
Identifies learning needs including barriers/readiness.
Recognizes barriers to communication with patient and family and
seeks interdisciplinary expertise to establish a therapeutic
Collaborates with the RN in development of individualized teaching
Implements plan of care (IPOC & IPER) using appropriate
Collects data indicative of patient/family learning in response to
Collaborates with RN in evaluates patient/family learning through
use of adult-learning theory and revises plan as appropriate. (e.g.
documented in IPER, IPOC, discharge teaching, etc.)
- Plan of care
Demonstrates understanding of patient/family goals.
Makes recommendations to the multidisciplinary team in development
of the patient's plan of care.
Updates written plan of care (IPOC) per direction of RN.
- Supports evaluation care plan
Collects data indicative of patient/family response to care per
Reports data/information to team members in determining the need to
alter goals and interventions.
Contributes observations and data to patient care conferences.
Documents patients' response to care.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Proficient clinical skill and nursing judgment.
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills.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 or any other protected class
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