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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) / Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT)

Company: American Addiction Centers
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Company SummaryIf you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.Duties and Responsibilities: to include but not limited to the following:

  • Follow Physician instructions on detox protocol and procedures.
  • Monitor Clients physical and emotional well-bing. Vital Signs checked every 4 hours (the first 24 hours , vitals should be checked every 2 hours or per MD order.
  • Monitor client's vital signs for withdrawal signs/symptoms.
  • Write notes and reports, as protocol and procedures indicate.
  • Document and report on client's status to team members.
  • Complete transcriptions of doctor's orders pertaining to modified detox protocol.
  • Assist clients with all medications via administration monitoring and /or administer medications as directed by the appropriate or assigned health care professional (i.e. Medical Director , Doctor, RN, etc.)
  • Assist clients with personal hygiene.
  • Attend job-related meetings, in-service trainings, staff development training, participates in team problem solving methods, building rapport, responds to request, and maintains a cooperative relation among the health care team by communicating information.
  • Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipating needing supplies, and placing orders for supplies.
  • Other duties, as assigned.Education/Experience:
    • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • Current LVN license in State of operations required or LPT license in State of operations.
    • CPR and First Aid Certified.
    • Two years of experience as an LVN or in a health-related field preferred.
    • Knowledge of basic principles, practices and techniques of drug and alcohol intervention.
    • Knowledge of medications effects, indications, and contraindications.
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Candidates in recovery must have 2+ years of sobriety.AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.Job ID: 2021-5036 External Company Name: American Addiction Centers External Company URL: Street: 24552 Pacific Park Drive

Keywords: American Addiction Centers, Aliso Viejo , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) / Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT), Professions , Aliso Viejo, California

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