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LVN/LPT Part Time (b) Casa Oakview at ANKA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INCORPORATED

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: lafayette, California





Job Description:

Anka is looking for kind and enthusiastic Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT) to join our team at Casa Oakview Residential Eating Disorder treatment facility in Lafayette, Ca.

Casa Oakview is a Residential Eating Disorder Program that supports the needs of adolescents recovering from Eating Disorders. Unlike programs that are held in a psychiatric unit or hospital-like facility, Casa Oakview provides a safe, home-like environment for our clients to recover. A maximum of six individuals are served at any given time and participate in a highly structured recovery program that teach skills necessary to work through future challenges and re-integrate back into the community.

The days/hours: Saturday-Sunday 3pm-11pm 

ABOUT THE POSITION: The LVN or LPT provide direct nursing care, supervision, and mentoring to clients in the program. In this role you can make a difference in the lives of the adolescents we serve by supporting them on their journey of recovery. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: In cooperation and collaboration with the Program Administrator and clinical team, the LVN / LPT will:


  • Provide daily nursing services such as client care, individual counseling, medication support, and case management.

  • Assist in the implementation, promotion and daily operation of a residential treatment facility.

  • Participate in updating of treatment plans, administering medications, and monitoring medication interactions.

  • Consult with physicians, psychiatrists and all other treatment staff as needed.

  • Chart and report any significant changes in condition and general progress of clients.

  • Conduct medication audits and ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.

EXPERIENCE:  At least one (1) year experience in mental health work, preferably in a residential setting preferred. If no residential experience we will train. Prior experience with eating disorders is a bonus.

LICENSE: Must have possession of LVN/LPT license issued by the California Board of Psychiatric Technician Examiners or Board of Vocational Nurses.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must have valid California Driver's License; good driving record. Proof of current auto insurance and must meet insurability requirements of Anka insurance carrier.

ABOUT ANKA:

Work for an organization where every day is an opportunity to change lives! Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. (Anka) is a non-profit organization with the mission to eliminate the impact of behavioral health problems for all people. For over 40 years, we have provided caring, dependable, and professional community behavioral health and social service programs that serve nearly 15,000 individuals throughout California and Michigan each year. Please visit our website at www.ankabhi.org for more information.

ANKA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, gender identity, disability (physical/mental), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Minorities/Consumers/Ex-Consumers are encouraged to apply.