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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Harborview Behavioral Health Center
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $37.1 - $43.6 / hourYou Matter: Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports: Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging Autonomy in a warm team environment Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching Company paid life insurance Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA) Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.Why Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to Always Do The Right Thing!, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Licensed Nurse, under the direction of the Director of Nursing, provides licensed nursing care and related technical work for mentally ill individuals, ensuring the safety of the milieu by evaluating medical stabilization, monitoring, assessment, crisis intervention, providing structured activities and support. They are responsible for documenting daily care, reporting changes to physicians, and assisting with licensed nursing-related duties assigned. The Licensed Nurse must promote a safe, clean, and healthy environment and follow required procedures for handling, cleaning, or moving of objects/materials. They ensure compliance with department protocols, policies, guidelines, and facility standards and communicate regularly with other members of the multidisciplinary team. This position requires physical capabilities, flexibility in schedule, and the ability to work in a variety of conditions and multiple environments, with 85% of duties including direct client care.Key Responsibilities:Give immunizations; prepare and administer prescribed medications orally, subcutaneously, intramuscularly, rectally, topically, and by inhalation.Properly record medications and treatments in the clients chart; take vital signs; observe, document and report patient reactions to medication and treatments.Assist Physicians/Registered Nurses (RNs) with diagnostic tests, treatments and therapeutic measures and observe and record clients reactions.Assist in the formulation, re-evaluation and adjustment of client care plans to meet physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient.Observe clients behavior; identify symptoms which may interfere with the clients capacity to function; develop good rapport and understanding with the client in order to obtain specific goals; discuss nursing assignments, nursing care, and needs of individual clients with Clinical Staff based on observations and ongoing assessment of client's behavior, and plan therapeutic measures of intervention before a crisis occurs.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationLicensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) degree from an accredited school of nursing; is a basic requirement for all Licensed Nurse levels.ExperienceNone beyond the basic requirements. Licensed Nurses at this level are expected to perform all duties within the scope of their licensure. However, completed work may require routine or detailed higher-level review depending upon the complexity of the duties involved.Licenses/CertificationsMust possess a current, unrestricted California license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (L.V.N), Licensed Psychiatric Technician (L.P.T.).We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesnt seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.by Jobble

Keywords: Harborview Behavioral Health Center, Long Beach , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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