Licensed Vocational Nurse- Psych

This is a Licensed Vocation Nurse position who needs to have mental health experience (or home health).
This is a temp to permanent position.
CANDIDATE MUST BE COMFORTABLE GOING INTO PATIENTS' HOMES ALONE.

Assist multidisciplinary team with crisis intervention, psychiatric medical assessments, case management, and medication support services
Monitors clients’ response to medications and reports any concerns to medical staff
Ensures that clients and family members are educated and informed about their medications and illness management
Monitors health care needs of the clients and obtains assistance from other health care providers as necessary
Ensures all medications are managed and stored appropriately as defined by local and state regulations
Provides services in the community or client’s home, including administration of medication
Located in central San Diego
Be able to start as soon as possible

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Required Skills and Qualifications

Current California nursing license (LVN) and CPR certification required and must be maintained throughout employment
Minimum of one year of experience working with mental health population, especially with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders is strongly preferred
Previous experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting as well as experience with geriatric population strongly preferred
Proficiency in MS Office applications, specifically Word and Excel
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential
Having a team player attitude
A valid California driver’s license in good standing is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. In addition, proof of insurance is required prior to driving personal vehicles on company business. Mileage reimbursements will be issued on a weekly basis.
Ability to pass criminal/background clearance

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