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LVN/LPN (30 hours/week)

Evolve Treatment Center Agoura Hills, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $25 Hourly
  • Part-Time

Evolve Treatment Centers is hiring for a Nurse based out of our Agoura Hills location. In this role, you would also assist other Evolve Residential Treatment Houses locally in the San Fernando Valley. Our team provides cutting edge residential and outpatient treatment to adolescents struggling with addiction and mental illness. Our rapidly growing company is looking for those who are highly qualified and passionate mental health professionals to join our team!

Our ideal candidate is passionate about working with teens and has strong communication skills, time management skills, and organizational skills. Candidates must be eager to participate in an environment that promotes continuous learning and works as a member of a team.

We are looking for candidates that can stay calm during stressful situations, those that take initiative and maintains appropriate boundaries with clients.

Information for applicant:

  • The schedule for this position in Monday-Friday from 9:30am-3:30pm (approximately 30 hours/week). We are looking for candidates who have flexibility in their schedules as there may be some days where the hours are slightly adjusted
  • Overtime pay will be provided for any hours worked over 8 hours/ day or 40 hours/week

Essential Functions:

  • Direct patient care and assessment; including the reporting of observed changes in mental status and/or physical condition, response to emergencies, and safety risks
  • Completes documentation in an efficient and timely manner, including nursing assessments, transcription of M.D.s' phone orders
  • Knowledge of medication administration records, vital sign monitoring
  • Attendance and participation in terms of treatment planning and professional staff meetings
  • Call in medications to pharmacy and pick up
  • Provides in service training to technical staff on medications, documentation, and monitoring of vital signs
  • Provides ongoing patient education on all aspects of medications and other health issues including hygiene
  • Monitors supplies and reports needs to Facility Manager
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and educational support to patients and families
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures
  • Maintains continuity among nurses by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs to weekend nurse

Knowledge of:

  • Psychiatric medications and their side effects
  • Basic first aid and life-saving skills

Ability to:

  • Speak with clients and parents in a compassionate and patient manner
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients and staff
  • Assess emergency situations and delegate responsibilities to staff
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Exercise independent judgment and leadership, analyze situations accurately and take effective action
  • Make decisions and handle difficult situations with tact and professionalism

Requirements:

  • Valid California Nursing License. May be an LVN, LPT or RN
  • Current CPR/ BLS card
  • Minimum of one year experience as a working nurse. Psych or chemical dependence background preferred
  • Good communication skills and basic computer literacy

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour

Evolve Treatment Center

Why Work Here?

We are a rapidly growing organization and we are looking for those who want to lay roots and grow with us.

At Evolve, we believe in the whole person- the good with the ugly, the challenges with the gifts. Addictions and mental health issues don't have to be the end all. With a person-centered approach that addresses the physical, emotional and mental health, we aim to instill an intrinsic desire to be a happy, responsible and contributing member of society.

Address

6425 Chesebro Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
Agoura Hills, CA
USA

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