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Licensed Vocational Nurse

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 is 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.

(Part-Time) Reporting to the Supervising Nurse, 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 and Monday 3:00PM – 11:00PM

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

·        Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) registered with the CA BBS.

EXPERIENCE:

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

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

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

·        Maintain professional boundaries with staff and clients.

·        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 and healthcare needs.

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

·        Participates in interdisciplinary planning meetings and recommends changes in nursing and healthcare programs and/or in the care of clients.

·        Must maintain a valid CA Drivers’ License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel None
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Licensed Vocational Nurse


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