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LVN/LPT – OC *Employee Referral Bonus AND / OR $200 Sign-On Bonus Offered*

Telecare

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Cordilleras Mental Health Services, operated by Telecare Corporation is a licensed 68-bed mental health rehabilitation center in Redwood City. The center serves San Mateo County residents 18 and older with histories of mental illness and multiple episodes of acute psychiatric hospitalization. The goal of Cordilleras is to encourage clients who would otherwise be in a state hospital or an acute care setting to obtain the skills and support needed to live independently in the community. 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. QUALIFICATIONS -One 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 license by the State of California is also required -Valid CPR Certificate is also required -Necessary skills include a demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness, Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles, 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, sign under penalty of perjury that there has been no conviction of any crime, other than minor traffic offenses and receive clearance from the Department of JusticeTelecare 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 Redwood City, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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