Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
5/4/2018
Job Category:
Nursing
Part-Time Licensed Vocational Nurse
(This job is no longer available)
Phoenix House | Santa Ana, CA
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Job Description

At Phoenix House, change is something we
embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix
House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment,
with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing
individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and
related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a
holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social
needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based
prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater
understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the
whole person-and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based,
gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for
our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is
integral to every interaction and person we touch. As -One Phoenix House' we
believe in having fun along the way - embracing -progress not perfection' as
our journey continues.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The LVN is responsible for assessing and monitoring the
client's on-going addiction, recovery, and medical needs. The position
collaborates with the interdisciplinary team members to coordinate addiction
and recovery treatment with medical treatments.

Schedule:

Saturday-Sunday 7:00AM-3:30PM

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

+ Licensed Vocational Nurse or
Licensed Psychiatric Technician

EXPERIENCE:

+ Two (2) years' experience;
preferably in substance abuse treatment and/or with adolescents, preferred.

+ Possess and maintain a valid
California Driver's license and a driving record that allows for operation of
company vehicles.

+ Must meet federal, state and local
Criminal Clearance and Child Abuse Indexing requirements.

+ Maintain current
licensure/certification including CPR, First Aid, and Medication Management

+ Maintain professional boundaries
with staff and clients

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

+ Provide general nursing care
services and administers medications

+ Use professional nursing
processes, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation,
while carrying out nursing responsibilities

+ Assess health care needs of
clients through a variety of routine interdisciplinary assessments, and
develops, implements, and evaluates individualized nursing and health care
plans accordingly

+ Respond to emergency health care
needs of the clients

+ Perform health screenings of
clients

+ Collect and record data specific
to the health status of clients

+ Collaborate to develop nursing
guidelines/protocols for medical andhealthcareneeds.

+ Monitor and clinically directs
special programs such as infection control and medication management.

+ Participates in interdisciplinary
planning meetings and recommends changes in nursing andhealthcareprograms and/or in the care of clients.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background
checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing,
verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer
providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against
discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.

EEO is the Law:Applicants
and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled