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LVN/LPTs – Acute Psych! (Full Time & On-Call Opportunities)


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The Telecare El Dorado County Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is an acute inpatient, 16-bed adult intensive treatment program. The program provides services to individuals experiencing severe psychiatric symptoms and can benefit from more structured services, supports and a secure setting. On average, PHF clients stay for 5-7 days and is serving ages 18+. As an acute LVN/LPT, you will provide services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician; provides documentation to the Treatment Team of response to treatment and notifies all parties of clinical changes of condition; provides a safe and therapeutic environment for individuals experiencing an acute emergency related to a mental health disorder. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of experience in psychiatric nursing, one (1) year of acute experience is highly preferred; graduation/certfication from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician program, current licensure by the State of California; sensitivity to multi-cultural populations and issues; 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. Must have valid CPR certification. 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 Placerville, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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