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LVN Intake Department

Company: Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

$3,000 Sign On Bonus (For Full Time only)This is a full-time or per-diem position. The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) will be responsible to provide direct patient care for our intake department. Familiarity with the full continuum of care is needed. Through a systematic process of interaction with patients, the patient's significant others, and the appropriate health care providers, collects and analyzes data regarding the patient's physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, spiritual, cultural, and anticipated discharge needs included as an important element of the planning process. Demonstrates the ability to provide and assure the carrying out of established nursing procedures utilizing the nursing process, and assuring the maintenance of a safe clean environment within the LVN scope of practice Provides age appropriate total patient care demonstrating the ability to assess patient and situation needs and problems within the LVN scope of practice Assist medical provider's with rounds, medications, treatments providing timely noting and implementation of medical provider orders within the LVN scope of practice demonstrates thorough, concise and timely documentation, shift reports and verbal communications. Communicates pertinent patient information and unit information to medical providers, House Supervisor, and other appropriate persons while maintaining client confidentiality. Assists in the coordination of services with medical staff, nursing staff, and other departments. Responds rapidly and effectively during emergency situations. Maintains own clinical skills staying current in use of equipment, procedures, and trends in nursing. Efficiently and effectively provides total patient care including basic assessment, care planning, rehabilitation, medication, treatments, activities of daily living, discharge planning, etc. Completes annual competencies. Completes annual competencies and assist orientation of new staff. Serves on committees and attends meetings actively participating. Follows and assists in the implementation of policies and procedures assists in monitoring, procurement and proper inventory of supplies. Assists in maintaining equipment. Self motivated and able to make decision independently keeping House Supervisor/Unit Manager and others informed. Able to prioritize and manage time efficiently. Communicates with others (verbally and in writing) in an appropriate and timely manner, demonstrating tact, sensitivity, and ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Adheres to and promotes the established values of the organization, i.e., customer service, safety, compliance standards and all others attends department meetings and huddles on a regular basis.STARTING WAGE $25/hr. wages calculated base on experience.RequirementsMust be covid vaccinated and booster vaccinated when eligible according Ca Mandate.This is a 12 hr shift position.EducationEquivalent combination of education, certification or vocation. Minimum Work Experience One (1) year experience working in a behavioral/psychiatric facility preferred. Equivalent combination of experience and education accepted. Required Licenses Current LVN California License, CPR, & Handle with Care Cert (within 30 days of hire). BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision

Keywords: Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, Bakersfield , LVN Intake Department, Other , Bakersfield, California

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