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Psychiatric Technician

Scharp Ca Norwalk, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) /Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) program and current licensure
  • Current CPR/BLS certificate
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment

PREFERRED

  • Previous experience with population to be served and/or work in a similar program setting preferred
  • One (1) year of experience
  • Understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, and knowledge of psychotropic medication

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served
  • Provides nursing care and assists in the welcoming, admission, and discharge process
  • Collects data relevant to care of members served; develops and implements nursing care plans
  • Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention
  • Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner
  • Administers medication and treatments to members served
  • Adheres to medication management policies and procedures
  • Notifies the prescriber and nursing supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition
  • Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals
  • Attends and participates in community meetings and groups
  • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings
  • Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving report at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Must evade members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention training
Company Description
Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) was founded February 1994 as a non-profit entity for the purpose of providing mental health and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in Southern California Los Angeles Founded by two African American psychiatrists who were disillusioned with the traditional services provided to severely and persistently mentally ill individuals who are members of minority groups, they targeted this population, along with homeless mentally ill and homeless dually diagnosed. The mission of Southern California Health and Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) is to provide quality mental health and social services to vulnerable populations in South Los Angeles.

Scharp Ca

Southern California Health & Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) was founded February 1994 as a non-profit entity for the purpose of providing mental health and rehabilitation services to vulnerable ethnic minority populations in Southern California Los Angeles Founded by two African American psychiatrists who were disillusioned with the traditional services provided to severely and persistently mentally ill individuals who are members of minority groups, they targeted this population, along with homeless mentally ill and homeless dually diagnosed. The mission of Southern California Health and Rehabilitation Program (SCHARP) is to provide quality mental health and social services to vulnerable populations in South Los Angeles.

Address

2640 Industry way Lynwood
Norwalk, CA
USA