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LVN/LPT – FT, AM

Telecare

Job Description:

As part of the Telecare community, the 50 member San Bernardino FACT program located in the city of San Bernardino provides Forensic Assertive Community Treatment to adults with a severe mental illness. Services are delivered primarily in the community — where members live — by a multidisciplinary team with a low staff-to-member ratio. The program works specifically with persons with a forensic history and those who are high users of psychiatric inpatient hospitalizations. 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 as well as screening to incoming patients. The LVN/LPT provides documentation to the Treatment Team of response to treatment and notifies all parties of clinical changes of condition. Provides direct customer community support and coordination of services to assigned customers 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. 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 fingerprinted and receive clearance from the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General and the DMV. Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Must have completed first aid and CPR training or obtain certification within four (4) weeks of hire. 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 TMJJob Location San Bernardino, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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