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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: National City
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Ensures all orders from physician/psychiatrist are carried out and any information about clients and their wellbeing is promptly and clearly communicated to physician/ psychiatrist and in treatment team meetings.
  • Follows and implements the Nursing Care Plan.
  • Follows orders from physician and psychiatrist.
  • Dispenses medication as prescribed.
  • Counts narcotics each day, logs appropriately.
  • Performs primary first aid and determines need for physician notification.
  • Performs weekly blood draws and vitals.
  • Assist with meals, dishes, and bathroom observations
  • Manages and orders supplies and keeps a fully stocked and operational nursing station.
  • Manages client's medical needs including schedule appointments, complete referral/ prior authorizations for medical treatments and tests as indicated.
  • Supports client during admission processes. This may include checking in client belongings, acclimating client to the program and milieu.
  • Supervises and supports clients on community outings, when necessary.
  • Objectively and accurately documents client progress on a daily basis.
  • Assesses clients suicidality and possibility of danger to self or others.
  • Communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge, including the use of Discovery Connect. This is a full-time position that will work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 2:00-10:30pm. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at -centerfordiscovery.com - - - - -Qualifications
    --- - - -Experience working in behavioral healthcare preferred
    --- - - -Must hold an unencumbered nursing license in the state in which you are applying
    - Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That's why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we'd be happy to consider your application. Additional Information
    Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. -All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/ PandoLogic. Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Location: National City, CA - 91951 , PL: 554655314

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, National City , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Other , National City, California

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