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LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN (LPT/LVN)

People's Care Inglewood, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 to $26 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

People's Care was listed in Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the United States, 7 years in a row. To fuel this incredible growth, we need more people. People like you. People who share our values and goals.

Job Summary

  • To monitor the health and well-being of the individuals in the adult residential facilities.
  • To work with the behavior consultant in following the behavior plans as outlined in the individual care plan.
  • To observe individuals for changes in conditions or behavior and report these changes to appropriate personnel.
  • To perform gastrostomy tube feedings and administer shots to individuals when necessary.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of state and federal laws
  • Knowledge of regional center, department of social services, department of services, and state council on disabilities
  • Knowledge of the dual diagnosis
  • Knowledge of Title 17 and 22
  • Knowledge of individual program plans, clinical knowledge
  • Knowledge of behavior modification programming and technical proficiency
  • Ability to engage in service recipients' hygiene, manages behavior problems and meets other challenges

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have current Vocational Nurse License
  • CPR/FA and CPI certified
  • 2 years of experience working with adults or children with disabilities
  • Must have 5 years of continuous driving experience

Essential Functions

  • Audit all medications, double-check prescriptions to ensure that they match what’s on the medication administration record (MAR) and on the bottle
  • Administer medications to individuals and follow the five rights for verification purposes
  • Monitor an individual’s baseline such as normal temperature and behavior and report any significant changes to the physician and the administrator
  • Attend to client care needs such as grooming, showering, toileting, feeding, and oral hygiene
  • Perform g-tube (gastrostomy) insertions for feeding to pertinent individuals
  • Assist in maintaining a safe, neat and clean environment for individuals and report any possible harmful items and/or environments to the administrator
  • Write individual progress reports and conduct ongoing assessments by following the behavior consultant’s written behavior intervention plans
  • Provide individualized attention to each individual and make sure that they attain the highest physical, mental and psychosocial well-being
  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with prescribed safety and infection control procedures including thorough hand washing, use of disposable gloves when indicated and proper disposal of soiled materials
  • Complete and update electronic client notes entries
  • Report any incidents or evidence of abuse or violation of residents’ rights to Administrator and appropriate agencies
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required

Physical Requirements

The LVN or LPT frequently works in an indoor office setting with occasional outdoor work. Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. plus. Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, standing, reaching, walking, driving, traveling, grasping, talking and hearing. Occasional squatting, sitting, pushing, pulling, climbing, running, balancing, kneeling, crouching, repetitive hand, and finger movement.

People's Care

Why Work Here?

Work for a fun, professional company that changes the lives of thousands of people!

At People’s Care, we match each individual and participant in our programs with the most appropriate professional support staff and create unique support plans with each person’s best interests in mind.

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Inglewood, CA
USA

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