Posted

30+ days ago

Location

San Mateo, CA

Description

Position Overview:


Under the general direction of a qualified registered nurse , the Licensed Vocational Nurse assists in the nursing process by instructing patients and care givers in self care and providing basic nursing care as needed.


Primary Job Responsibilities:


Provides direct nursing care according to the medical plan of treatment and nursing care plan


Utilizes physical and psychosocial assessment skills, performs multi-system assessments and identifies current and potential care needs


Carries out physician orders for treatment and visit frequency per plan of treatment


Organizes and completes patient treatment and tasks per established care plan


Implements and updates care plan in collaboration with the Clinical Manager and Primary Care Clinician to reflect progress toward goals and outcomes


Coordination care among team members and documentation in the clinical record per policy


Educates and trains patients and caregiver on exercises and equipment needed to aid recover


Provides education and instruction specific to patient and caregiver assessed needs, abilities and readiness


Accurately documents ongoing assessments, clinical findings, skilled care and plan for next visit according to the established care plan


Must be flexible with schedule including, but not limited to, the ability to participate in on call and/or department rotation for night and weekend coverage


Qualifications:

Education

Graduate from an accredited vocational school of nursing or equivalent.


Licensures and Certifications


Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN


Current California Blood Withdrawal certification, or to be obtained within 30 days of hire date OR Certified Phlebotomy Technician Level I - CPT I


Basic Life Support Certification - BLS


Automobile Insurance - INSURANCE


Driver License, Valid and in State - DL NUMBER


Experience


Minimum 1 year of professional experience required.


Direct patient care experience within the past five years required.


Home health or community health experience preferred.


Skills and Knowledge


Basic competencies in the fundamentals of nursing and pharmacology are required.


Demonstrated skills in effective written and verbal communication.


Ability to recognize the needs and concerns of diverse groups of people.


Ability to maintain harmonious constructive working relationships with internal and external customers (patients, families, members of the interdisciplinary team, clerical and management staff, physicians and community resources).


Ability to use and give instruction of adaptive equipment.


Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home’s strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor.


Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities.


Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Rotating

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About the Company

Sutter Health

Sutter Health has a long history in California. Some of our facilities have been providing care in the communities we serve for more than 100 years. Today, we’re proud to partner with more than 12,000 doctors to care for more than 3 million people.

We’re inspired by our Northern California community and work tirelessly to deliver top-rated, affordable healthcare. Doctors, hospitals, care teams and employees in the Sutter Health network are always looking for new, meaningful ways to care for you and your loved ones. We believe that every moment matters when it comes to helping you live a longer, healthier and happier life.

Our not-for-profit network delivers top-rated, personalized care in more than 100 Northern California communities. Recently ranked among the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics™, our team of more than 50,000 doctors, employees and volunteers partner to spread innovation, improve access to healthcare services and put our patients’ needs first—all to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability.

Company Size

10,000 employees or more

Industry

Healthcare Services

Employee Benefits

Professional Development, Life Insurance, Vacation/paid time off, Flexible Spending Accounts, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K, Retirement / Pension Plans, Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement

Founded

1921

Website

https://jobs.sutterhealth.org/