Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job Overview

Prototypes Women's Center in Oxnard is a residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation center where the client's success is the primary goal. We maintain a client centered supportive environment that at times can be fast paced and ever changing.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Licensed Vocational Nurse /Licensed Psychiatric Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant (LVN/LPT/CNA) assesses and monitors clients and provides care in accordance with treatment objectives and as instructed by supervisor.
  • Provide comprehensive assessments of service needs.
  • Recommend medical interventions to client and/or team as appropriate.
  • Observes client medication administration.
  • Performs basic health screenings including vital signs.
  • Completes/assists with the completion of client health histories.
  • Completes facility incident reports within the agency guidelines and time frames with quality documentation.
  • Completes client missed medication sheets.
  • Completes client medical treatment goals with appropriate updates to treatment plan as needed.
  • Coordinate medical and psychiatric services with other involved services providers.
  • Ensure that client medication line times are appropriately held, and client’s medical needs are addressed.
  • Assist with making medical/psychiatric appointments
  • Provide follow-up to ensure services are obtained.
  • Provides medical education and advocacy as needed.
  • Provides medical crisis intervention and triage clients as needed within scope of practice.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with community partners to ensure clients receive well rounded treatment services to meet their medical and psychiatric needs

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • LVN  license required.
  • Experience working with dual diagnosis populations.
  • Good time management.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Bilingual language skill preferred, English and the predominant other language natural to the community where the facility is located.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Strong Computer skills.
  • Dependable automobile and insurance, registration and valid California Drivers License.
  • Knowledge and respect of all confidentiality issues.
  • People oriented.
Compensation: TBD
Type: Hourly/ Non-exempt
Benefits: Plus HealthRIGHT 360 offers a comprehensive benefits package.
City: Oxnard, CA
Hours/wk: 40