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If you're interested in this job please call, text or email:
510.350.2755 / Zachary.Zeller@vituity.com or 510.346.5636 / Laura.NguyenBrown@vituity.com
*A resume is not required to apply.
At Vituity, We Combine Knowledge+Humanity
We offer competitive pay and a variety of openings including Full time, Part-Time, and Per Diem which, include shift options from weekend, morning, day, and night shifts with flexible work schedules.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Collaborates with doctors and staff to provide exceptional care, assisting during exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments.
Conducts accurate clinical assessments; collects, synthesizes, and accurately analyzes patient data from multiple and sometimes conflicting sources to develop the patient's individualized plan of care. Integrates cultural differences in the plan of care.
Prepares effective transfer/discharge plans; seeks validation of clinical judgment from more experienced clinicians.
Completes Behavioral Health Assessments demonstrating basic knowledge of interviewing, diagnostic, organization, and writing skills within designated timeframe.
Provides appropriate disposition recommendations based on assessments and seeks direction as appropriate.
Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
Prepares, administers, and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications/treatments in accordance with the policy.
What You Will Bring
Required Experience and Competencies:
Minimum education: as required by certification and/or licensure per state and accrediting institution.
2 years of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in an acute adult outpatient or inpatient psychiatric unit.
Background in psychiatric and medical-surgical illnesses and treatments.
Current LVN License in good standing. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).
Completion of Assaultive Patient training within 1 month of hire.
AHA-recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider.
Demonstrated basic understanding, knowledge, performance, communication, and documentation of Behavioral Health Assessments, Mental status exams, Suicide Risk Assessments, Psychotropic medications, Insurance authorization/Medical, and Biopsychosocial Assessment.
Preferred Talent Assets :
3+ years of directly related LVN experience in area of specialty.
We offer competitive pay and a variety of openings including full-time, part-time, and per-diem which, include shift options from weekend, morning, day, and night shifts with flexible work schedules.