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Licensed Vocational Nurse, Shared Staff

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Davis
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:

SMF-Sutter Med Foundation - West

Position Overview:

Provides nursing care, under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN) or physician, in accordance with the legal scope of practice and within established standards of care, policies, and procedures. Integrates education, technical competence and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers. Exercises sound judgment, and developed clinical skills to implement the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis in a timely manner. Supports the functionality of the department by distributing supplies and performing equipment maintenance, testing, and setup as needed. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety to help deliver optimal patient care.

Job Description:

EDUCATION

* Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
* Other: Graduate of an accredited school of Vocational Nursing.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

* LVN-Licensed Vocational Nurse
* BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:

* 1 year basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

* Demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills, various medical procedures, views, and equipment.
* Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
* Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
* Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
* Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline.
* General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
* Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
* Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
* Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
* Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

Job Shift:

Varied

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Variable

Weekend Requirements:

None

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Limited Term (Fixed Term)

Number of Openings:

3

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Davis , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Shared Staff, Other , Davis, California

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