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Licensed Vocational Nurse - EMPATH - Marian Regional Medical Center at Vituity in Santa Maria, California

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Part-Time





Job Description:


Notice: Due to recent system upgrades, per diem jobs are classified as part-time. Please note that this position is per diem! Thank You.

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.