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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Eating Disorder Residential Treatment

STC, Inc Long Beach, CA
  • Posted: 6 days ago
  • Part-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

STC, Inc

Why Work Here?

We are a great team of dedicated professionals working in a non-corporate setting. We are a small yet growing company, very patient centered

Shoreline Center for Eating Disorder Treatment has established itself as well respected, patient centered organization dedicated to compassionate, evidenced based care. We were one of the very first eating disorder centers in Southern California and built a reputation of going above and beyond for patients, families and the community. We are authentic clinicians and staff who share a passion for being the best treatment center we can be. If that resonates with you, by all means send your resume!

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Belmont Shore
Long Beach, CA
USA

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