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LVN/LPT – FT, AM

Telecare

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Telecare and Orange Adult Mental Health Services (TAO AMHS) is a community-based service for individuals with serious mental illness. It is similar in structure to an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program, one of the most well researched, proven models for supporting people to live successfully in the community while regaining hope, dreams and valued life roles. 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 Medical Director and 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 fingerprinted and receive clearance from the Department of Justice and The Office of inspector General. 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 Job Location Anaheim, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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