LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse/ LPT (Licensed Psychiatric Technician)-San Jose,CA

Adecco-Medical & Science is hiring for "LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse )/ LPT (Licensed Psychiatric Technician) " for one of clients based out at San Jose,CA.

Hours: 40 Hours/ week
Status: Contract (3-6 Months)
Pay Rate: $28- $32 / Hour
Experience- 2-3 Years in Healthcare Industry
Shifts- Morning Shift

Minimum Qualifications:

Current licensure in California as LVN or LPT
Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
Ability to supervise
Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members
Previous experience in mental health nursing preferred
Current CPR and first aid certifications

Role: The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)/ Licensed Psychiatric Technician (LPT), provides direct nursing care to the clients according to physicians’ orders and applicable client care standards, within their scope of practice. The Nurse will provide direction to non-licensed personnel in providing direct client care and operation of the unit.


Duties:
Directs the day-to-day functions of the nursing activities in accordance with all applicable regulatory standards
Supervises assigned staff
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for clients. Works with the service coordinator in developing service plans for the client
Follows protocols regarding medication administration and treatments per physicians orders.
Documents all pertinent information regarding the client's condition, medication, treatment, and communication with legal and health care representatives per policy
Supervises the use of restraints used for physical and behavioral reasons, ensuring that the client's rights and safety are upheld.
Communicates with appropriate personnel and disciplines on a daily basis regarding admissions, discharges, changes in condition, physicians' orders, and other appropriate information
Notifies physicians of all incidents, changes in condition, and need for evaluation of all medications or other treatment in a timely manner
Communicates clearly and directly with staff and assists them as needed in performing all aspects of their job
Assures conservator and/or family members are notified of any incidents or changes in condition as appropriate
Acts as a liaison with the physician, client, and all members of the interdisciplinary team
Completes incident reports, medication error reports, and drug reaction reports in a timely manner per protocol.
Makes independent nursing decisions as necessary based on appropriate nursing theory and practice
Observes proper safety practices and recommends or initiates plan of correction as necessary
Upholds all infection control standards
Attends and participates in staff meetings
Participates in the implementation of quality assurance programs for nursing services
Participates in developing policies and procedures for the nursing department
Maintains confidentiality of all client care information
Keeps Director of Nursing Services informed of all potential problems on the unit
Performs all assigned duties in a professional manner
Works with clients in training capacity, if applicable
All other duties as assigned.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be in good physical condition to meet demands of an active position, which requires extensive walking and standing
Must be able to stoop, crouch, reach overhead, stand, and move about the work area
Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

Interested candidates “APPLY NOW” or can send their applications at Ankita.singh@adeccona.com or call at 650-745-0052

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