Licensed Vocational Nurse-Behavioral-Full Time/Days in Norwalk, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 9/3/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Norwalk, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/3/2022

Job Description

The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) will be responsible for following guidelines and implementation, management, supervision, and evaluation of all medical aspects of the company’s programs in accordance with the standards and procedures set out by the organization. Reports directly to the Behavioral Health Nurse Manager and works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team,  he/she will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the company and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.

Level of Care: Inpatient Behavioral Health

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

- Administration of medication, document and observe medication regimen for clients at all levels of care

- Ensures accurate documentation on medication orders.

- Observe clients, charts and reports changes in residents’ conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment and taking any necessary action.

- Measures and records patients’ vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration when required.

- Works as part of a health care team to assess client’s needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions.

- Facilitates education on medication management, infection control, health and safety procedures.

- Provide monitoring and supervision of clients to support non-clinical staff.

- Perform proper medication count and ensure documentation reflects the narc count log, at all times.

- Is responsible for maintaining ethical practices and maintaining perimeters designated by scope of practice.

- Ensures infection control practices and reporting procedures are in place.

- Maintain compliance with HIPAA regulations, ADA and Joint Commission policies and procedures.

- Other tasks or duties that may be assigned.

This description does not provide a full scope of duties

Qualifications:

-LVN In good standing with the licensing board

- BLS, required

Job Type: Per Diem, Full-Time

Schedule: 12 hour shift, Days, Nights