LVN - Home Health
Company: Sutter Health
Location: Daly City
Posted on: May 9, 2022
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
Carries out physician orders for treatment and visit frequency per
plan of treatment
Organizes and completes patient treatment and tasks per established
Implements and updates care plan in collaboration with the Clinical
Manager and Primary Care Clinician to reflect progress toward goals
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
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
Graduate from an accredited vocational school of nursing or
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
Minimum 1 year of professional experience required.
Direct patient care experience within the past five years
Home health or community health experience preferred.
Skills and Knowledge
Basic competencies in the fundamentals of nursing and pharmacology
Demonstrated skills in effective written and verbal
Ability to recognize the needs and concerns of diverse groups of
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.
"**Sign-On Bonus Available to external candidates - in accordance
with Sutter Health policy**"
Organization:Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Saturday-Sunday
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
Schedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day
Keywords: Sutter Health, Daly City , LVN - Home Health, Healthcare , Daly City, California
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