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LVN/LPT – FT, PM

Telecare

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As part of the Telecare Family, Telecare Hope House will be a 16-bed Short-Term Crisis Residential Facility (CRF) for adults age 18 and older who require crisis support to avoid hospitalization, or are discharging from the hospital or long-term locked facilities and need step-down care to transition back to community living successfully. The length of stay will be up to 30 days, but is expected to average 5 to 8 days. The LVN/LPT will provide medication education and support for safe self-administration of prescribed medications, as well as safeguarding medications per the facility’s medication policies and procedures. The LVN documents responses to medication and consults with other members of the multidisciplinary team. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of experience in mental health nursing is required. 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. Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking) highly preferred. Current Fist Aide/CPR Certification required. Must have valid California driver’s license, a DMV clearance for insurability, an available vehicle (approved for safety), and proof of insurance. 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/DisabilityJob Location Martinez, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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