Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
Company: Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: June 19, 2022
Provides care appropriate to condition and age of client including,
child, adolescent and adult population.
Ability to perform nursing assessments, under the direct
supervision of a RN, on all clients and reassessments as per
Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes
appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the client and
family regarding pain management.
Continuously observes client's behavior, mental status and
Formulates and implements client treatment plans; family is
included when appropriate.
Follows Professional Crisis management procedures accurately when
Knowledgeable of medications including psychotropic drugs and their
correct administration based on the age of the client and their
Skills and Abilities:
Properly demonstrates the techniques for searching a room; has a
good working knowledge of the procedures for room searches, and
ensures room searches are conducted on a weekly basis.
Follows the unit program and is familiar with the policies and
procedures for the unit.
Completes annual educational requirements and maintains regulatory
Confers with members of the treatment team for the benefit of the
Completes documentation in a timely manner, organizes information
in a logical manner with entries containing the required
information and details. Documentation is legible and is
Accepts feedback in a positive manner and applies it to improve
performance and further learning.
Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for
In conjunction with the Lead MHT coordinates and supervises client
care as necessary, under the supervision of a RN.
Coordinates and supervises client care.
Performs client care responsibilities considering needs specific to
the standard of care for the client's age.
Follows all safety procedures; is alert to changing situations and
contributes to preventing opportunities for danger to develop.
Follows safety procedures in a calm manner and responds quickly
when an alarm sounds or a code is announced.
Speaks with authority in a calm and clear voice, uses proper
selection of words and has knowledge of when and how to use
Communicates with all customers (family, referral sources,
caseworkers, etc) in a professional manner; is service oriented;
and is courteous, friendly, and empathetic.
Exhibits calm and controlled attitude; does not overreact to allow
his/her own actions to further deteriorate the situation.
Answers the telephone in a professional manner; directs calls
appropriately, and takes messages.
Maintains a good working relationship within the department and
with other departments.
Education and Licensing:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, preferred
Knowledge and Experience:
One to three years prior experience in patient care services,
Current CA License and maintain current
Current CPR and maintain current
CPI within sixty (60) days and maintain current
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