Sutter Health Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - Urgent Care (Full Time) in Folsom, California

Description

Job Summary

Participates in the patient/family care and experience through critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication and nursing knowledge and skills.

Principal Accountabilities

Community-Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community.

Finance - Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

Growth - Follows patient/family plan of care to achieve optimal health goals.

People- Participates as a member of the health care team in a professional manner according to the Standards ofExcellence promoting a positive work environment.

Quality-Provides optimal care to patients' and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets national/facility standards to achieve the best possible outcome.

Service - Cares for patient/family according to the Sutter Difference standards and activities ensuring the best patient/family experience.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education/including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:

Current licensure California LVN; BLS-HCP; additional certification per facility standard( see grid). Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational school of nursing or equivalent experience.

Experience:

Combination of education and experience sufficient to perform primary responsibilities as would be typically obtained in a 2-year Licensed Vocational Nursing program. 2-3 years previous experience working in a physician's office as an LVN, preferred.

Knowledge:

Knowledge of scope of practice for a LVN in the State of California. Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations. Knowledge of Universal Precautions. Knowledge of clinical protocols for vital signs. Knowledge of normal values for vital signs, i.e., blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and temperature. Knowledge of medical positioning for patients. Knowledge of scheduling practices/referrals for physician offices preferred. Knowledge of effective teamwork practices between front and back office staff. Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills; effective English written and communication skills and basic computer skills.

Skills:

Under the direction of Physcian, NP, PA or RN, prioritizes and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Folsom

Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - Central

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day/Evening

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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.