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Licensed Vocational Nurse/LPT - TAY

Sacramento, CA, USA Req #535
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Job Summary:

This position supports the TAY programs by assisting with medication support services provided by the psychiatrist, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant.  Medication support services may include, but are not limited to; med support appointments, taking vitals, medication education, medication management support and/or administration, including injections.  Follow up communication, tracking and documentation for labs, prescriptions and appointments.  provides direct client care including medications and basic medical intervention and education, following standard nursing practices.
 

Job Duties:

  • Screens youth/TAY for health/medical needs.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to medical personnel based on screenings.
  • Provides direct nursing care.

  • Visually and audibly observes, documents in writing and reports orally or in writing the physical or mental condition to the Nurse Practitioner/Physician’s Assistant or Psychiatrist.

  • Orders, prepares, administers and documents the administration of medication for clients per physician’s orders.  Confirms delivery of all ordered medication from pharmacy.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience

 

  • Graduation from an accredited school of licensed vocational nursing or psychiatric technology required. Associate's degree, preferred.

  • One (1) year service experience working as a nurse in a behavioral health field with One (1) year medication administration is required

  • Must have two (2) years of experience with adults and children greater than age 12 who present and are diagnosed with a DSM-V diagnosis. 

License or Certification

  • Valid California LVN or PT license.
  • Valid California Driver’s License

 

​Bilingual Candidates Preferred

  • Hmong
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Arabic
  • Russian

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Sacramento, CA, USA