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 vent dependent from a spinal cord injury sustained 22 years ago. Patient works in downtown Sacramento at professional office building.
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Good assessment skills, clinical background and implementation as well as initiative and understanding of cause and effect are a must. Also 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 dates 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,
Flexible at times with schedule
Active and Agile
Good time management skills
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.