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Casa Palmera: Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Casa Palmera
Location: Poway
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company DescriptionCasa Palmera is a nationally recognized sub-acute residential treatment center in San Diego, California offering drug rehabilitation, treatment for alcohol addiction as well as treatment for mood disorders and anxiety and trauma disorders. Casa Palmera is staffed with a diverse team of psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and nurses who work together to help each patient move forward within a caring community.If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, youve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.Job Description***We are offering signing bonuses for part-time positions at $500 and full-time positions at $1,000***Provide primary care to patients under the medical direction and supervision of the patients attending physicians and Executive Director of the facility, with an emphasis on assessment, illness prevention, and health care management. You will also assist in modifying the treatment plan to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.ResponsibilitiesConsult with physician(s) concerning patient evaluation and assist the Director of Nursing in planning and developing the nursing services to be performed for the patient.Initiate requests for consultation or referral. Respond to requests from the patient, physician, or nursing staff.Examine patients and their records and charts to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings in order to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems.Determine when to refer the patient to a physician for evaluation, supervision, or directions.Perform administrative duties regarding assigned patients, such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.Assist the Scheduler and Unit Coordinator in the scheduling of patient assessments, treatment plan development to ensure that such information is provided and transmitted on a timely basis.Available Shifts:Full-Time PM shift: 3-11pmFull-Time NOC shift: 11pm-7:30amQualificationsMust possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LVN in this state.Must possess a current, active CPR certification.Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to health care facilities.Strong interpersonal and communication skills.Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.Knowledge of crisis management and therapeutic interventionKnowledge of addiction, co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis, as well as 12-Step programs#CP123Additional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.Com/careers/

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