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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - PM Shift

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description***We are offering signing bonuses for part-time positions at $500 and full-time positions at $1,000***Provide primary care to patients under the medical direction and supervision of the patients-----TM attending physicians and Executive Director of the facility, with an emphasis on assessment, illness prevention, and health care management. You will also assist in modifying the treatment plan to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.Responsibilities

  • Consult with physician(s) concerning patient evaluation and assist the Director of Nursing in planning and developing the nursing services to be performed for the patient.
  • Initiate requests for consultation or referral. Respond to requests from the patient, physician, or nursing staff.
  • Examine patients and their records and charts to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings in order to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems.
  • Determine when to refer the patient to a physician for evaluation, supervision, or directions.
  • Perform administrative duties regarding assigned patients, such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Assist the Scheduler and Unit Coordinator in the scheduling of patient assessments, treatment plan development to ensure that such information is provided and transmitted on a timely basis.Available Shifts:
    • Full-Time PM shift: 3-11pm-- Qualifications
      • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LVN in this state.
      • Must possess a current, active CPR certification.
      • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to health care facilities.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
      • Knowledge of crisis management and therapeutic intervention
      • Knowledge of addiction, co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis, as well as 12-Step programs-- Additional InformationWe 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 origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location: La Mesa, CA - 91944

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, La Mesa , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) - PM Shift, Healthcare , La Mesa, California

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