Nurse (RN or LVN)
- Nursing Care
- Job Type:
- Full Time
- Posted Date:
- Apr. 19th 2021
- Sacramento, CA 95818
RN or LVN position available
Licensed RN with at least one year of hospital experience or LVN with at least 4 years of experience to care for active female attorney in her home. Patient has quadriplegia and is ventilator dependent as a result of a spinal cord injury sustained 23 years ago. Patient works in downtown Sacramento at professional office building.
Good assessment skills, including clinical knowledge and experience (or ability to inquire) in care for the immobile patient and the high-level spinal cord injured patient. Knowledge and ability to apply nursing interventions. Implementation and initiative required. Understanding and foresight for abnormalities presented and the potential for future clinical demise, including secondary conditions. Must be able to transfer patient into and out of bed. Professional behavior required; no smoking, no texting or talking on the phone, good communication skills and dress appropriately for a professional office. Opportunities to travel for dinners, conferences, etc.
Shifts are 12 hours 7:00 am- 7:00 pm and 7:00 pm - 7:00 am. MUST have valid California Driver License and Active California Nursing License. Typically no set days available unless you have a hospital job which will accommodate a set day in addition to your other schedule. Transfer out of bed is with an electric lift.
- Personable, kind, understanding
- Good communication skills
- Reliable transportation
- Flexible at times with schedule
- Active and Agile
- Good time management skills
- Takes initiative
- Eager to work and open to learning
- Comfortable with light cooking and cleaning
- Comfortable asking questions if needed
- Inquisitive, willing to research the unknown related to care needs
- Hair and makeup skills a plus!! (but not required)
Serious inquiries only. One year commitment is ideal.
Please apply to send resume, or call Sara at 530-400-9752
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