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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Wellpath
Location: Oroville
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $28 - $31 / hourYou Matter:--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture--- Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports:--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging--- Autonomy in a warm team environment--- Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching--- Company paid life insurance--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loansWhy Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) for Department of State Hospitals (DSH) is responsible for assisting and collecting patient data in the delivery of care in the Correctional Setting. This includes administering medication, taking vitals, conducting chart reviews, and working closely with the psychiatric prescriber on the care and treatment of Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) patients. The LVN also facilitates tele-psychiatry appointments and provides competency restoration services to IST patients in both group and individual formats.Key Responsibilities:Assists in the assessment and data collection of patients' physical, psychological, and social dimensions in the correctional setting and plans individual treatment plans with available resources.Provides restoration of competency services to Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) patients in both group and individual formats, as well as count controlled substances, syringes, needles, and sharps.Implements medical plans, administers medications, and obtains diagnostic tests in accordance with Health Care Practitioner's orders and protocols while ensuring proper techniques and procedures are followed.Assists the Health Care Practitioner in medical or minor surgical procedures as necessary and documents nursing encounters using the SOAPE form of charting as required.Communicates patient information to nursing staff, physician, health care unit supervisory personnel, and other staff as necessary and ensures that policies, procedures, and guidelines for practice are established to guide their practice.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationGraduate from an accredited School of NursingExperienceOne (1) or more years clinic experience preferredLicenses/CertificationsCurrent licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the state of employmentCurrent CPR certification requiredPhlebotomy certification strongly preferredWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Chico , Licensed Vocational Nurse, Accounting, Auditing , Oroville, California

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