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LVN (FT, AM Shift)

Telecare

Job Description:

Telecare’s PROPS programs (also referred to as AB109) is comprised of two components, the Behavioral Health Screening Team (BHST) and the Full Service Partnership (FSP). This county contracted program is the result of a collaborative effort between Probation, San Diego County Mental Health, and Alcohol and Drug Services. The purpose of the program is to serve people being released from prison who are supervised by the probation department as result of the Assembly Bill 109. This program exists to help people live successfully in the community and make strides towards their hopes and dream and achieve their personal recovery goals, while avoiding a return to the criminal justice system and unnecessary psychiatric hospitalization. POSITION OBJECTIVE The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Psychiatric Technician provides services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. The LVN/LPT provides documentation to the treatment team of response to treatment and notifies all parties of clinical changes of condition. Provides direct member community support and coordination of services to assigned members using Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles and Recovery Philosophy. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of experience in psychiatric nursing in a skilled nursing facility or an acute hospital is preferred. Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician program and current licensure by the State of California are also required. A valid CPR Certificate is also required. Necessary skills include a demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, knowledge of psychotropic medications and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the delivery of mental health services in the State of California. Applicant must be finger printed and receive clearance from the Department of Justice. Must possess a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and receive a motor vehicle record clearance. Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws. EOE AA M/F/V/Disability TMJ Job Location San Diego, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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