Currently need all shifts. We operate on a 12 hour shift schedule. Please indicate what shifts you are interested in working
We are growing and looking for amazing dedicated LVNs for our Residential level of care in Long Beach, CA.
Since 2001, Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment and Satori House, has been providing personalized, and client centered eating disorder treatment in a warm non-corporate setting.
We are a fun, and dedicated team of professionals that care deeply about providing quality care with compassion.
The LVN is responsible for assisting and supporting residents throughout their entire treatment episode from admission through discharge. The LVN counselor is responsible for communicating observations and insights to the treatment team (i.e. therapists, dietitians, psychiatrists, medical director, nurse administrator and others) to ensure the team is comprehensively addressing each clients needs.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Developing and initiating the Nursing Care Plan
Providing clear and complete client documentation
Implementing Physician Orders
Availability for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within a ten-minute time frame
Administering medication as prescribed
Counting narcotics daily, logs appropriately
Meeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatment
Providing assessments of medical problems as needed
Performing primary first aid and determining need for physician notification
Consulting with the physician and Nurse Administrator to ensure appropriate medical interventions
Meeting with each client, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medication
Responsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Program Director and Nurse Administrator
Understanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethics
Demonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgrounds
Demonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitude
Must hold a current LVN license in the State of California
Must have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practice
Must demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and use
Must be able to take vital signs and provide first aid