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LVN Senior Care - Home Health

Job ID SSC-2102901 Date Posted 02/22/2021 Location Sacramento, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day
Position Overview:

Job Summary

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

With the multidisciplinary team setting, is responsible for providing nursing care to the participants in the Primary Care Clinic and Adult Day Health Center under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, ADHC/Clinic.

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 of Excellence promoting a positive work environment. Senior Care: Provides functional supervision

and education of Personal Care Attendants/Home Health Aides as directed.

Quality - Provides optimal care to patients' and family which is collaborative, evidence based and meets

national/facility standards to achieve the best possible outcome. Maintains documentation to provide evidence

of quality of care.

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

patient/family experience.



Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education, including Licensure, Certification, Registration

Current California licensure LVN required. BLS-HCP required. Senior

Care: First Aid and CPR required within 3 months of hire and maintained thereafter. Graduate of an accredited practical or vocational school of nursing or program.

Knowledge

Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills; effective English written and communication skills and basic computer skills.  Must have ability to relate well with seniors and their families and with the SeniorCare staff.  Must be able to deal effectively with sensitive issues and to problem solve with difficult individual and family situations.  Must be flexible in order to deal with emergency situations and schedule changes. 

Experience

Must have experience in caring for the frail elderly in a community based or institutional setting.  Knowledge of the interdisciplinary model of care planning and experience in working with seniors who are cognitively impaired is important.

Skills

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



Organization: Sutter Senior Care
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

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

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.

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