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Acute Licensed Vocational Nurse - Mental Health Inpatient Facility - 173

Company: Telecare Corporation
Location: Sanger
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.As part of the Telecare family, Sanger Place MHRC (Mental Health Rehabilitation Center) is a 15-bed sub-acute, secure, psychiatric care facility for adults ages 18-59 with serious mental illness and developmental disability.Shifts Available:Full Time; Shift and Days Vary as NeededFull Time; AM Days; Days Vary as NeededWage range $27.86 - $41.00 - Telecare applies geographic differentials to its pay ranges. The pay range assigned to this role will be based on the geographic location from which the role is performed. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant experience above the minimum requirements.POSITION SUMMARYThe Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) provides recovery focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. Provides safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS--- Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders--- Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served--- Provides nursing care and assists in the welcoming, admission, and discharge process--- Collects data relevant to care of members served; develops and implements nursing care plans--- Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention--- Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner--- Administers medication and treatments to members served--- Receives and presents change of shift report as assigned--- Adheres to medication management policies and procedures--- Notifies the prescriber and nursing supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition--- Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals--- Attends and participates in community meetings and groups--- Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings--- Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift--- If employed at inpatient program, must assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training--- If employed at outpatient program, must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention trainingDuties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.QUALIFICATIONSRequired:--- Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) /Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) program and current licensure--- Current CPR/BLS certificate--- All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.EOE AA M/F/V/DisabilityEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Telecare Corporation, Clovis , Acute Licensed Vocational Nurse - Mental Health Inpatient Facility - 173, Healthcare , Sanger, California

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