Relief Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician
- Job posted by Progress Foundation, SF CA
Details: 31.06 per hour
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The LVN or LPT primary responsibility is to provide consistently effective clinical services, behavioral health and physical, to the clients of the Urgent Care Center. This includes the direct provision of psychiatric, medical and pharmacy services; assistance if needed with medical, behavioral health and pharmacy services for the Residential Urgent Diversion Unit; establishing and maintaining effective relations with clients, client families and support people, and with the general community; and maintaining a comfortable, safe, non-institutional ambiance in the program. Services must be provided in a manner that is safe and helpful for clients, staff and the general community, and that evidences a non-institutional character that is congruent with Social Rehabilitation values and principles.
Basic Job Skills: Provide direct behavioral and nursing care services to clients of the urgent care program. Performs nursing procedures, such as administering medications and treatments including oral medications, hypodermic injections, pulse, blood pressure, respiration and first aid as authorized within the scope and practice of a LVN or LPT. Participates as a member of an interdisciplinary team in all aspects of the development and implementation of a treatment plan. Responds to all emergencies that involve the use of medical and/or behavioral intervention techniques. Provides one-to-one supervision and observation of client’s on special precautions including suicide risks, serious medical conditions and serious self injurious behavior. Performs custody tasks including escorting client’s in the facility and in the community, searching for drugs and contraband weapons. Applies and demonstrates knowledge of correct methods in the prevention and management of assaultive behavior.
Minimum Education Required
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