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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Company: UC Davis Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description
UC Davis Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing post-acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital operated jointly between UC Davis Health and Lifepoint Health. Our 58,000 square foot 52-bed hospital is the first free-standing physical rehabilitation hospital in Sacramento. The facility has all private rooms and focuses on acute rehabilitation for patients who suffer from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, complex neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, multiple trauma, amputation and other injuries or disorders. The large multidisciplinary therapy gymnasiums are outfitted with the latest therapeutic technologies, including augmented reality balance training, therapy bionics and a full body exoskeleton.
If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply for this full-time days position!
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Our Benefits:
- - - - - - - Low nurse-to-patient ratios
- - - - - - - Professional development and advancement opportunities
- - - - - - - CEU Support
- - - - - - - State-of-the-art equipment
- - - - - - - Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full-time employees and their families
- - - - - - - Up to 20 days of PTO for full time employees
- - - - - - - 6 paid holidays for full time employees
- - - - - - - Tuition reimbursement, continuing education opportunities and apprenticeship programs for eligible employees
- - - - - - - 401(k) retirement plan
- - - - - - - Flexible spending and health savings accounts
What you will do in this role:
- - - - - - - Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age and clinical condition of the patient
- - - - - - - Performs patient care considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age; includes geriatric and general inpatient rehabilitation patients
- - - - - - - Under the supervision of the R.N., assists with the assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. - -Identifies and initiates appropriate rehabilitation nursing interventions
- - - - - - - Under the supervision of the R.N., performs timely and accurate QI assessments
- - - - - - - Carry out the plan of care as indicated by the patient's needs and response to treatment; evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness; updates interdisciplinary care plan accordingly based on changes in patient's condition and individual needs
- - - - - - - Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
- - - - - - - Demonstrates ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. - -Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. - -Educates the patient and family regarding pain management
- - - - - - - Other duties as assignedQualifications

- - - - - - - Graduate of accredited licensed practical/ vocational nurse program
- - - - - - - Current state licensure as Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse
- - - - - - - CPR/BCLS certification. ACLS preferred
- - - - - - - IV Certified required or obtained within 6 months highly preferred
- - - - - - - Minimum six months' Medical/Surgical experience in an acute care setting preferred
- - - - - - - Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Salary: $33 USD-$46 USD per hour. We would expect those hired into this job would be paid within this hourly rate, however, certain circumstances may allow us to pay outside of this hourly rate.
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UC Davis Rehabilitation Hospital provides ongoing care to patients in their recovery journey. We offer customized, intensive rehabilitation tailored to the individual needs of those recovering from stroke, brain injury, neurological conditions, trauma, spinal cord injury, amputation, and orthopedic injury. Our hospital strives to maximize the health, function, and quality of life of those we serve through comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation programs.
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Keywords: UC Davis Rehabilitation Hospital, Sacramento , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Other , Sacramento, California

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