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Licensed Vocational Nurse (Sacramento)

Company: Akua Behavioral Health
Location: Fair Oaks
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

AKUA is seeking a LVN with Mental Health or Substance Abuse experience that is a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of CA. New Graduates welcome to apply. Must have passed NCLEX. Mental Health, Detox/residential drug and alcohol treatment experience preferred.*****Immediate openings in our Fair Oaks location. F*ull time or Part-time. ****** LVN with Mental Health experience or licensed Psych Technician.Responsibilities:

  • The LVN works under the supervision of the Clinical Director
  • Maintains professional standards and follows the treatment policies of the organization, The Joint Commission and Federal/State Laws and Regulations.
  • The LVN is responsible for all medication as ordered by the Medical Director, Program Physician, and to maintain accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and observed (to the patient).
  • He / She is responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA, JCAHO and ADP.
  • The LVN is responsible for training all clinical staff about medications, observation of medications, and medication destruction.
  • The LVN is responsible for all detox assessments including CIWA, COWS, Vitals, etc.
  • The LVN is responsible for all medical documentation in the EMR including all physician notes and medication orders.
  • The LVN may be responsible for urine collection and processing in conjunction with the clinical technicians, reading test results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures.
  • The LVN is also responsible for coordinating all internal and external medical and lab appointments.Required Qualifications: __*LVN license *or Psych Technician__*Valid Driver License*__*CPR/FirstAid*__*TB Clearance*__*Physical*__*Live Scan*__*Proof of COVID19 Vaccination*Compensation: FULL-TIME = HEALTH INSURANCEDepending on experience.New Graduates welcome to apply. Must have passed nclex.Akua Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized Mental Health, and Substance Abuse treatment program for adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Akua meets the highest quality standards for behavioral health and client care.Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $39.00 per hourBenefits:
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Referral program
    • Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:
      • Home Health
      • PsychiatryPhysical Setting:
        • Rehabilitation centerSchedule:
          • 8 hour shift
          • Day shift
          • Night shift
          • Weekend availabilityLicense/Certification:
            • LVN (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Akua Behavioral Health, Sacramento , Licensed Vocational Nurse (Sacramento), Healthcare , Fair Oaks, California

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