Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: South Gate
Posted on: May 6, 2022
The - LVN/LPN -is responsible for assisting and supporting
residents through the entire treatment experience from admission
through discharge. The LVN -is responsible for communicating
observations and insights to the treatment team (i.e. therapists,
dietitian, psychiatrist, pediatrician and facility administrator)
to ensure the team is comprehensively addressing each client's
issues. The LVN introduces each new client to his/her fellow
residents and the treatment staff, and orients each client to the
rules, expectations, and routine of the daily treatment
Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and
any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and
clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment
Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist.
Dispenses medication as prescribed.
Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician
Performs weekly blood draws and vitals.
Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and
operational nursing station.
Manages client's medical needs including schedule appointments,
complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and
tests as indicated.
Supports client during admission processes. This may include
checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program
Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when
Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily
Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or
Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for
continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge,
including the use of Discovery Connect.
On call responsibilities as needed
We are hiring for both AM and PM shifts M-F
Bachelor's degree in relevant field
Experience working in behavioral healthcare
Registered or licensed with appropriate state governing body
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free
workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national
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