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LVN/LPT – FT, AM

Telecare

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VISTA VOICE is an Assertive Community Treatment program that assumes responsibility for directly providing acute, active and ongoing community-based psychiatric treatment, assertive outreach, rehabilitation and support to 54 AB 109 Client members in the community POSITION SUMMARY 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 Medical Director and Treatment Team of response to treatment and notifies all parties of clinical changes of condition. QUALIFICATIONS One-year direct service experience in a community based mental health, dual diagnosis or forensic program is preferred. Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician program and current licensure by the State of California is required. Necessary skills include the ability to work effectively as a member of a culturally competent multidisciplinary team; a thorough understanding of member rights; and a demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and dual diagnosis 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. Specialized knowledge/experience in serving people with multiple diagnoses and providing multicultural services preferred. Must have experience working with members and families and an understanding of psychiatric rehabilitation concepts. Must have a valid California driver’s license, a vehicle (approved for safety), proof of insurance, and have the knowledge and ability to use public transportation. Must have completed CPR and First Aid training or obtain certification within 4 weeks of hire. Applicant must be finger printed and receive clearance from Criminal Justice Department. Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program. Telecare prohibits discrimination or harassment against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, genetic information, age or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws.TMJ Job Location Ventura, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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