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21 Oct 2020

Full-Time LVN/LPT – SOLAR

The People Concern – Posted by tpcrecruit Compton, California, United States

Job Description

Work Schedule: Thursdays and Fridays 7pm-7:30am, plus 8 hours TBD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete medical assessment intakes upon admission
  • Coordinate PCP appointments or other medical follow ups upon admission
  • Provide medical case management and supportive services to individual members (caseload of 20-38)
  • Provide wound care to members as needed
  • Document and chart all services provided on nurse charting form with accuracy and in real time
  • Provide medication management to individuals including but not limited to medication monitoring, patient teaching, and supportive services to increase compliance with medication regimen
  • Work in collaboration with the rest of the SOLAR team- inform NP, case manager, and mental health provider, as appropriate, of any medical and / or medication concerns
  • Maintain medication logs and medication storage in compliance with safety standards and industry standards of care
  • Provide crisis intervention assistance when needed
  • Be able to notify the appropriate community agency in an emergency (i.e., police, paramedics, fire department)
  • Maintain open communication with direct supervisor, individual and group supervisor(s)
  • Cooperatively and cohesively work with other parties involved in the member’s case
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings, bi-weekly nursing meetings, weekly individual and monthly supervision
  • Ensure that medical services are reflective of the agency’s treatment model, which emphasizes member choice, harm reduction, trauma-informed care, and psycho-social rehabilitation
  • Conduct Health/Wellness and medication management groups
  • Maintain confidentiality of member files per HIPAA and all applicable guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current, California license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with a clear license
  • Minimum one years’ experience working with individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, mental health, and substance abuse issues
  • Able to physically lift, move, and position members as needed
  • Able to demonstrate acceptance toward members who may have poor coping skills and a high degree of cultural sensitivity to their needs
  • Experience completing medication logs to accepted industry standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and database applications
  • Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, and computer skills
  • Able to learn quickly and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and with minimal supervision
  • Valid CA Driver’s license, reliable car, auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record
  • Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with those living with mental illness and/or substance addictions
  • Experience completing DHS documentation
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Minimum 35 WPM typing speed preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Combination of either field and/or office environment depending on position
  • On occasion walk or drive to different agency sites
  • May/Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments depending on position
  • May/Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor depending on position
  • May need to bend, stoop, twist and sit throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.

RESPONSIBILITIES COMMON TO ALL AGENCY EMPLOYEES

  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.

How to Apply

Please complete an application directly on our website: https://www.thepeopleconcern.org/careers/

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: compton, homeless, licensed, los angeles, LPT, LVN, non-profit, and nurse. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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