HealthSouth Careers

LVN / LPN

Bakersfield, California
Staff Nursing


Job Description

The Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.  In addition the position is responsible for:
  • Providing direct patient care to inpatients
  • Observing patient behavior, vital signs, symptoms, responses to treatment and reports findings to Registered Nurse
  • Carrying out the patient's plan of care
Benefits
To attract and retain the best professionals, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), college savings plan, employee assistance program, pre-paid legal plan and much more.  For more information on available benefits, please click here.
 
What types of patients will you care for? We are an acute rehabilitation hospital setting. Typically our nurses can expect to spend an average of 2-4 weeks with our patients with a variety of diagnosis such as: stroke, spinal cord injury, brain injury, various neurological disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, amputation, joint replacement, fractures, multiple trauma, cardiac conditions, and pulmonary conditions. 80% of our patients are discharged directly home.
 
We use evidence-based practice guidelines to treat our patients.  We utilize our clinical outcomes to assess and improve our treatment interventions and programs. We participate in a national outcomes database, which provides benchmarks and sophisticated outcome reports to help us continually analyze and improve our patient outcomes.
 
Helping you become a better nurse is critical to our success - You will be paired with mentors; attend in-house as well as external educational programs. The treatment team is made up of full time therapists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and medical staff; a great way to learn beyond your own discipline.
 

Job Code: 100118

 
 
 
License or Certification:
  • Current LPN/LVN licensure appropriate to state regulations
  • CPR certification
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
  • One year experience in inpatient medical surgical or general hospital setting 
  • Rehabilitation experience preferred, not required


Address: 5001 Commerce Drive, Bakersfield 93309
Shift: Night Job
Job ID: 1713479