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Licensed Vocational Nurse - NCSH Residential

Company: HealthRIGHT 360
Location: Escondido
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job OverviewThis is a union position.North County Serenity House, A Program of HealthRIGHT 360 was founded in 1966 to provide substance use disorder services in the community. North County Serenity House provides a gender-responsive and trauma-informed environment, using evidence-based and best practices that recognize and account for the role that trauma frequently plays in substance use and criminal histories of women. For clients with co-occurring mental illness, we provide integrated substance use and mental health services which treat both conditions as primary. Our residential facility serves up to 120 women (with capacity for up to 20 children under 5 years of age) seeking recovery from substance use disorders.Assist Medical Director and/or treatment team with medication management of participants. Assist with maintenance of medication cabinet. Assist with dispensing medication to consumers. Provide medication management education. Conduct groups on medication management and health and wellness. Carry a case management caseload when assigned. Coordinates with pharmacies and other community partners to assist participants in getting their health needs met.Key ResponsibilitiesInterface with multidisciplinary team in treatment planning and service deliveryDevelop and assess effectiveness of individualized treatment plans and participant progressAssist with the development of services to meet the needs of participantsAssist Medical Director and Supervising Registered Nurse with medication management of participants. Assist with organization and maintenance of medication cabinetAssists in dispensing and tracking medication. Coordinates pharmacy servicesApproves all requests to see medical staff (MD, NP, PA) and ensures that documentation is in complianceOversees and maintains medical staffs' scheduleCoordinates medical appointments with participants to ensure that all participants have physicalsOversee that all lab work received for medical staffFacilitate medication education groups with participantsFacilitate health and wellness groups with participantsProvide medication education consultations and collaboration to staff and student internsProvide basic nursing services as neededProvide injections as part of the Medication Assisted Treatment ProgramWorks as an active team member and closely collaborates with internal and external team membersPerforms crisis intervention and communicates with treatment team as unforeseen situations ariseDocuments client updates and incidents in the facility log daily. Attends required trainings and meetingsEducation and Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesEducation Required:Licensed vocational nurse in CaliforniaFirst Aid Certified within 30 days of employmentCPR Certified within 30 days of employmentA valid California driver's license and automobile insuranceDesired:Knowledge of trauma preferredBilingual in SpanishBackground Clearance Required:Must not be on active parole or probation

Keywords: HealthRIGHT 360, Escondido , Licensed Vocational Nurse - NCSH Residential, Other , Escondido, California

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