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LVN/LPT – SH, PM

Telecare

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Telecare’s Orange County Crisis Residential Services will be a 6 bed program that provides 24 hour, 7 days/week care to adults with severe mental illness experiencing a mental health crisis. Crisis services for this program will focus on evaluation and reduction of individual’s distress and the building of needed resources to assist individuals to remain as independent as possible in the community and to develop a recovery plan that maps their steps towards their hopes and dreams. This program will provide a full range of crisis services including assessment, treatment and brief stabilization, medication evaluation and support, evaluation and discharge planning. The length of stay is less than 14 days. All referrals will come from the Orange County Health Care Agency-Behavioral Services. POSITION OBJECTIVE The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Psychiatric Technician provides the provision of services needed or wanted in the most appropriate environment on a regular and emergency basis. QUALIFICATIONS -Experience in acute or community based programs preferred -Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician program and current licensure by the State of California are also required -Valid CPR Certificate is also required -Necessary skills include the ability to work with members with multiple disabilities -Must have valid California driver’s license and access to a car and insurability; must have knowledge and ability to use public transportation -Applicant must be fingerprinted and receive clearance from the Department of Justice 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 Orange, California, United States Position Type Part-Time

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