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Licensed Vocational Nurse: $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS - 2280

Company: Recovery Innovations
Location: Indio
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Licensed Vocational Nurse position is eligible for a $2,000 Sign On Bonus. To qualify, you will be required to remain employed in the position for a minimum of six months. Separation of employment from RI International prior to the completion of six months will be result in the return of the $2,000 Sign on Bonus, which will be deducted from the final paycheck(s).

Summary of Job: The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) position works under the supervision of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and as part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team. The LVN/LPT position also works with Providers in the monitoring of medications and coordination of medical care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with intake process.
  • Identifies need for medical attention, alerts Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and staff of medical concerns and coordinates referrals of participants for medical care.
  • Monitors care of individuals to include monitoring of medications under the supervision of the Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner.
  • Oversees and maintains medication records in accordance with policy and State Regulations.
  • Works closely with other staff on treatment and discharge planning.
  • Provides education regarding diabetic care, psychiatric medication and other medical needs to enhance individual health and wellbeing.
  • Coordinates care including assisting individuals with making medical and/or other Provider appointments as needed.
  • Completes clinical documentation as required.
  • Understands and adheres to RI International compliance standards as they appear in the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policies.
  • Performs other related duties assigned.

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Thorough comprehension of psychiatric nursing preferred.
  • Knowledge of psychiatric medications and their indications, common side effects, reactions and interactions of medications prescribed.
  • Ability to work with agitated patients in crisis and their families to implement behavioral management interventions.
  • Knowledge of the behavioral health system, State Mental Health Law and State Nursing Rules and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Excellent clinical documentation skills.
  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Graduation from an accredited LVN/LPT program.
  • Current and valid LVN/LPT license.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working in a behavioral health setting.

Driving Requirements:

  • If driving is required for this position, must meet all requirements outlined in RI International driving policy.
  • If not qualified to drive per driving policy, a Non-Driver Attestation form must be signed.

A Nursing Competency Checklist must be completed as part of the new hire onboarding process.

Physical Demands:

May include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision; color vision; use of auditory senses. May be required to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Work Environment

May work in an office environment or behavioral health facility. May have contact with individuals who are agitated and/or confused. Work may include travel throughout the geographic region.

ADDENDUM - Arizona

Education Graduation from an accredited LVN/LPT program.

Licensure Current and valid LVN/LPT license.

Certification

Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - California

Education Graduation from an accredited LVN/LPT program.

Licensure Current and valid LVN/LPT license.

Certification

Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - Delaware

Education Graduation from an accredited LVN/LPT program.

Licensure Current and valid LVN/LPT license.

Certification

Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - North Carolina

Education Graduation from an accredited LVN/LPT program.

Licensure Current and valid LVN/LPT license.

Certification

Misc. Requirement

ADDENDUM - Washington

Education Graduation from an accredited LVN/LPT program.

Licensure Current and valid LVN/LPT license.

Certification

Misc. Requirement

Employee Acknowledgement

By my signature below, I hereby certify that I have reviewed the attached description of my position and agree to perform the duties described therein. I understand that nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Keywords: Recovery Innovations, Indio , Licensed Vocational Nurse: $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS - 2280, Other , Indio, California

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