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LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE - SAN BERNARDINO ACTION (Essential Position)

Company: Mental Health Systems
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Licensed Vocational Nurse provides case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the treatment plan. The incumbent will complete and oversee assignments to improve the diet, nutrition, and wellness of the clients.RESPONSIBILITIESReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.--- Assumes an active role in the treatment team, providing appropriate input as needed.--- Completes all charting and documentation in the electronic health records as contractually required and in timely manner as dictated by program requirements.--- Coordinates medication orders and refills with pharmacies.--- Responds promptly to client calls regarding medication issues.--- Conducts comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history and physical health needs as part of the treatment team.--- Provides client education on medications and their side effects.--- Collaborates with Psychiatrist and Registered Nurse to monitor client wellbeing and medication compliance along with medication efficacy and side effects.--- Responds appropriately to medical emergencies.--- Takes and records vital signs.--- Initiates appropriate and timely interventions on an ongoing basis and provides crisis intervention as needed.QUALIFICATIONS--- Fluency in English and Spanish required.--- Current licensure as a Vocational Nurse in the State of California.--- At least three years of experience treating psychiatric population.--- Experience working with psychiatric and dually diagnosed populations preferred.PAY RANGE: $28 / HOURLY Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Mental Health Systems, San Bernardino , LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE - SAN BERNARDINO ACTION (Essential Position), Healthcare , San Bernardino, California

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