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Facility: Crestwood Recovery & Rehabilitation Center-Vallejo

Job Title: LVN, LPT

Status: Full Time

Shift: Flex

Minimum Qualifications:
Looking for dedicated, compassionate, experienced nurse to join our team
Current licensure in California as RN, LVN, or LPT.
Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
Ability to supervise.
Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members and stakeholders.
Previous experience in mental health nursing preferred.
Current CPR and first aid certifications.
Knowledge of DBT and WRAP


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.
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.