LVN Psych Technician
Company: Alta Hospitals
Location: South Gate
Posted on: May 25, 2023
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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Psych Technician (LPT) BHU - Full Time, Nights (Culver City)
We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Psych Technician is responsible for providing patient care to individuals with physical, behavioral and/or emotional conditions in an assigned psychiatry unit, by carrying out individualized treatment plans that have been established for each patient. Administers oral and injectable medications. Will monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to registered nurse and medical staff. Will participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs and assist with personal hygiene. Develops and leads individual and group educational sessions as part of specific therapeutic goals. Encourages patients to participate in social, recreational, and other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills and develop social relationships. Conducts effective patient/family teaching.
Minimum Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Vocational Nursing or Psychiatric Tech required.
Minimum Experience: Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Ability to work variable shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment. Recent behavioral health experience in an Acute Psychiatric setting preferred. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred.
Req. Certification/Licensure: Current Licensure as a Vocational Nurse or Psychiatric Tech in the State of California required. AHA Basic Life Support required. Current Management of Assaultive Behavior Certification required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required. De-escalation certification upon hire; Upon recertification, SAMA Certification required. SAMA Certification upon hire preferred.
Employee Value Proposition
Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:
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Keywords: LPT, Psych , BHU, Behavioral Health, Nursing, LVN
Employment Status: Regular Full-time
Work Schedule: Variable
Address: Culver City - 3828 Delmas Terrace - Culver City, California 90232
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