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Seeking LVN/LPT (On-Call) - Behavioral Health 352

Company: Telecare Corp.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Job Description:

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 130 programs and over 4,000 employees across the country. And we're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.Telecare is proud to have been recognized by The Bay Area Business Times as the 9th Best Place To Work In the Bay Area for 2020! This is the 18th time we have made the list!The Muriel Wright Recovery Center CRT is a 15-bed, voluntary crisis residential treatment center on Santa Clara County's Muriel Wright behavioral health campus in San Jose, California. The CRT is co-located on the same campus as the Substance Use Treatment Services (SUTS) program. The program was created as an alternative to and diversion from Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS), acute psychiatric hospitalization, and incarceration. The CRT will serve a co-ed population with 90% male and 10% female census predicted; all referrals will be persons with justice-involved mental health status. The average length of stay for this program is 14-21 days. The Muriel Wright Recovery Center CRT program is under contract with Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department.Employment Status: On-CallShifts: Varies as neededDays: Varies as neededPOSITION SUMMARYThe Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) provides recovery focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. Provides safe, effective, and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.QUALIFICATIONSRequired:* 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* All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.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 medicationESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders* 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* Receives and presents change of shift report as assigned* 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 assist with restraint of members served in the event of assaultive behavior and pass assault crisis/crisis prevention trainingDuties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.SKILLS* Ability to review and implements Recovery/Treatment plans* Ability to support medical and psycho-social care for members served* Ability to administer oral and injectable medications* Ability to act as a team member and provide input via reporting observations and concerns and asking appropriate questions* Ability to review and implement recovery treatment plans for members served* Demonstrated ability to implement physical crisis and de-escalation techniquesPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, twist, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious).EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

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