The Psychiatric LVN assists psychiatric providers with medication management and patient education. The Psychiatric Services LVN maintains accurate data in computer files and databases and executes all administrative tasks related to the program services.
WHO WE ARE
Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.
WHAT WE OFFER
An exceptional benefit package; Medical/Dental/Vision/403(b) retirement plan and Life Insurance. Offers competitive vacation and sick time. Benefits based on regularly scheduled hours
HOW TO APPLY
To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.
$26.80-$34.90; Based on experience and education; Nonexempt; 20-32 hours/week; Eligible for overtime.
REQUIRED: Licensed from “approved” vocational nursing course and/or completion of equivalent education and experience requirements for licensure examination approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures of modern nursing care; first aid procedures; basic life support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; physical and mental health assessment techniques; basic anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology; EMR and electronic documentation; techniques of administering medications and treatments; protocols for issuance of referrals, medication refills, and general communications from Practitioners; clinical equipment and supplies; isolation techniques; sterile and aseptic techniques and protocol.
PREFERRED: One year of experience in psychiatric nursing. Knowledge of Medi-Cal documentation requirements and/or Quality Assurance procedures. Knowledge in the areas of substance abuse desirable. Proficient in Outlook email correspondence and computer software’s. Ability to; work as a member of a team, accept supervision, maintain appropriate boundaries while working in close inter-personal relationships; learn and apply principles of social rehabilitation; organized, responsible; flexible; empathic and able to relate effectively with clients, other staff, professionals and members of the community. Knowledge of community resources.
Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director or designee, the Licensed Vocational Nurse will assist with the following duties:
Maintain master psychiatrists’ schedule/facility location, and psychiatric services manual.
Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs.
Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.
This job description is intended to have an accurate reflection of the qualifications and job duties; current management reserves the right to revise the job at any given time when circumstances change. This job description replaces all previous description for this position.
INTERIM, INC. is an equal opportunity employer.
INTERIM INC. is guided by the precept that in no aspect of its programs, services or employment practices shall discrimination be permitted because of race, color, national origin, gender, age, creed, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, citizen status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law. To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, reasonable accommodations are made for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability, unless hardship, direct threat to health or safety, or other job-related consideration exists. Individual who feel that they have been unlawfully discriminated against because of membership in one of the protected classes should contact the following: Director of Human Resources, Interim, Inc., PO Box 3222, Monterey, CA 93942. (831) 649-4522.