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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Sanctuary Of Transformation Llc
Location: Mission Viejo
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Job Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse Reports to: Operations Manager Department: Operations Supervises: Clientele at Detox Salary: DOE Primary Responsibilities: The LVN position will be responsible for handling all care of the clients once they have entered the detox facility. You must have a calm demeanor at all times with clients. The LVN provides specialty care and services operating in the Detox Facility. The LVN in the detox facility will assess, monitor and document the client's needs and care as well as collaborate with other health care providers to discuss client care. Job Duties: Initial Nursing Assessment (includes vitals, weight, UDS, breathalyzer) on all new admits and notify on-call provider Completes clients BPS Complete shift documentation regarding client's presentation, mood, symptoms, including withdrawal scores (COWS, CIWA-Ar, CIWA-B) Provide clients support, compassion, and medication education. Reinforce healthy lifestyle. Works closely with MD/NP/PA Coordinate MD/NP/PA's schedules Note MD/NP/PA orders Call or fax medication orders to pharmacy if directed by provider Observe clients self-administer medication as prescribed by provider Centrally Store Medications that arrives to facility Complete Narcotic Count between shifts (must be between nurse coming on and nurse leaving shift) Vitals Q4H first 24-hour of admit, then Q shift till cleared from detox. Vitals may be required to be taken more often if ordered or if client's symptoms warrant increase in frequency. Complete Audits as directed (ie: KIPU MORS for accuracy) Conduct UA drug screen collection and breathalyzer tests, in accordance with policies & procedures Answer any medical related issues from non-medical staff to the best of your ability. If answer is unknown, please let staff know Complete Discharge Summary for all clients leaving detox Train new staff Provide leadership and assistance to detox technicians Attend mandatory staff meetings May be needed to assist in searching for contraband and new items brought to facility. Maintain cleanliness of facility. May be required to contact family Comply with companies Policies & Procedures Qualifications and Minimum Requirements: Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in this state. Must have detox services and IMS knowledge. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family member, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to long-term care. Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

Keywords: Sanctuary Of Transformation Llc, Mission Viejo , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , Mission Viejo, California

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