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Licensed Vocational Nurse II RUHS- Behavioral Health- Adult Outpatient Services - Indio

Company: County of Riverside
Location: Indio
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT THE POSITION

The County of Riverside - Riverside University Health System (RUHS) - Behavioral Health is currently recruiting for a Licensed Vocational Nurse II for their Adult Outpatient Services in Indio. The most competitive candidates will have at least one (1) year of experience with mental health and substance abuse.

Adult Mental Health Clinics provide services to adult individuals suffering from severe and persistent mental health problems. These services include crisis intervention, psychiatric assessments, recovery management, medication services, case management, and dual-diagnosis treatment. An Urgent Care Program provides crisis resolution and problem solving. Peer-to-peer recovery services are provided through the clinics and through a contracted Peer Support and Resource Centers. Outreach to homeless mentally ill individuals, housing assistance and intensive 24 hours a day, seven days a week case management are also available through the Full-Service Partnership (FSPs) Programs.

Work Schedule: 9/80 either Friday or Monday off

Meet the Team!

To find out more about Riverside University Health System, please visit:

http://www.ruhealth.org

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

o Medication refills

o injections

o problem solving

o phone calls

o working with multidisciplinary staff

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Licensed Vocational Nurse II

Salary Range: $17.99 - 26.08

Experience: At least one year of successful experience as an LVN, preferably in a public health clinic environment.

Knowledge of: Current principles, techniques and procedures used in vocational nursing within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing; medical terminology, acute care procedures and equipment; medication administration and any policies and procedures of the setting assigned.

Ability to: Skillfully perform the full range of vocational nursing duties and responsibilities within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act for vocational nursing; learn and follow policies and procedures for the setting assigned; establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, mid-level providers, registered nurses, patients, and co-workers; complete and maintain reports and patient records; make observations of situations accurately and report them so effective action can be taken according to rules of documentation and policies and procedures.

License: Possession of a valid California Vocational Nurse's License issued by the California Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.

Certification: Possession of valid Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association for professional healthcare providers.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Veteran's Preference

The County has a Veterans Preference Policy. Upload a copy of your (or your spouse's) Member-4 Form DD-214 (or NGB-22) indicating dates of service, and a copy of your spouse's letter of disability (if applicable) with your application. For privacy reasons, it is recommended that you remove your social security information from the document(s). A Human Resources Representative will review the materials and determine if you qualify for veteran's preference. See the policy here:

https://www.rivcocob.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/C-3-Veterans-Preference-Program.pdf

Open to All Applicants

This recruitment is open to all applicants.

Applicants who are current County of Riverside employees and/or current employees of the Department/Agency may be considered before other applicants depending on the volume of applications received.

Qualified applicants may be considered for future vacancies throughout the County.

Application Period

BASED ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED, THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE WITHOUT NOTICE.

Applications received prior to the closing date will be considered based on the information submitted. Changes or alterations cannot be accepted. No late applications will be permitted.

Include relevant work experience details on resume and/or application

Applicants who fail to provide information demonstrating they possess the position requirements may not be considered further in the application process. A description of job duties directly copied from the job classification or job posting will not be considered.

Upload a copy of any license(s), official/unofficial transcript(s), degrees, and/or related employment documents to your NeoGov account. If your education was completed outside of the United States, you will need to provide a copy of your Foreign Education Equivalency evaluation from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).

Keywords: County of Riverside, Indio , Licensed Vocational Nurse II RUHS- Behavioral Health- Adult Outpatient Services - Indio, Other , Indio, California

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