Clinical Staff – (LVN/LPT)
Statements of Purpose
The LVN or LPT is responsible for the nursing assessment, medication monitoring and supervision of the technician staff for the facility.
Major Task, Duties and Responsibilities
- Medication monitoring process
- Accepting and transcribing phone orders from consulting physician
- Supervision of support
- Ongoing assessment of client condition
- Knowledge of drug and alcohol dependency, mental health, family systems and various recovery resources in the community.
- Vital signs
- Maintenance of nursing supplies and over the counter medication supplies
- Appropriate and timely documentation
- End of shift report
- Medication counts as required
- Patient rounds every thirty minutes
- Reports to QA Analyst, & Program Director
Following are the qualifications required to perform the essential functions of this position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Current California LVN or LPT license preferred, or proof of completion of education at an accredited nursing school, pending licensure exam. Experience in a residential healthcare facility preferred, but not a requirement. Clinical experience while completing nursing eduction satisfactory.
One year experience preferred, but not required.
Must have valid California driver’s license and liability insurance if driving personal vehicle on Center business.
- Class “C” Driver’s License
- CPR certification, obtain within 30 days of employment and maintain current thereafter.
- Medication training required within 30 days of employment. Licensed nursing staff only
- Develop computer skills adequate to perform word processing duties within 90 days of employment.
- Active nursing license – preferred
- Proof of completion of education at an accredited nursing school.
- TB Certification within 30 days of employment
- Physical within 30 days of employment
- Clear background check
- RRW within 90 days of start date
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements which may be inherent in the position.