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LVN in *Multiple Locations

  • CLARE|MATRIX
  • Full time
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  • *Multiple Locations
  • 12/08/2019
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CLARE|MATRIX is seeking LVN's for multiple programs in our Santa Monica campuses.

Must have valid CA LVN licence

Prefer candidates with at least 1 year experience working with a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facility

Qualified applicants should email resumes to: [email protected] and [email protected]

The LVN will serve as a liaison for Clinical leadership (Medical Director, Chief Clinical Officer, Sr. Clinical Director) and conduct assigned tasks given by the Director or their designee. This position works closely with the management team and treatment team to ensure that the compatibility and integrity of the programs are upheld.  Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, will provide nursing care within scope of practice to clients in our Residential Treatment Program.

Main duties will include, but are not limited to, medication dispensing and administration, obtaining vital signs, monitoring side effects, medication counts and inventory, maintain nursing supplies and over-the-counter medication supplies, conducting and completing documentation of shift report, maintaining knowledge of and act in accordance with current legal standards pertaining to professional practice, reporting requirements, professional boundaries, and related issues, demonstrate respect for cultural and lifestyle diversities of clients and staff.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support oversite of clients day to day operations and services
  • Assist management team and treatment team with client supervision and service delivery
  • Serves as liaison for Medical Director
  • Ensures clients are safely monitored throughout detoxification
  • Assist in maintenance of program records and files
  • Ensure regular drug screens are conducts as directed by management staff and tests are logged appropriately
  • Assure Incident Reports are recorded and reported
  • Assure adherence to all safety rules and regulations
  • Provide client transportation, if applicable
  • Other tasks as assigned by the program management
  • Ensure a community environment is maintained to CLARE|MATRIX standards
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are upheld to CLARE|MATRIX standards
  • Monitor clients who are going through detoxification by doing rounds, monitoring vitals and COWS/CIWA, making sure medication orders are being followed
  • Assist management and treatment staff in client supervision during daily activities
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions and document under CARF and ASAM guidelines
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with clients and staff; Respond to client requests in a professional and courteous manner; Observe and adhere to client confidentiality standards.
  • Supervise residents in coordination of daily program activities
  • Adhere to medication policy: monitor client’s self-administration of medication, daily medication counts, document into electronic health records accurately
  • Assure that all emergency needs of residents are met and these incidents are reported as required
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies including contacting appropriate staff and supervisor(s), interacting with police, fire, and medical personnel as needed.
  • Assure adherence to all safety rules and regulations
  • Answer phones and provide information, referrals, and assistance to callers
  • Provide client transportation, if applicable
  • Ensure the safety of participants by limiting access to facility to participants, staff, and authorized visitors and service providers; help to ensure adequate health and safety standards are maintained throughout the facility.
  • Maintain open, complete, and accurate verbal and written communications with all staff and residents
  • Must be self-motivated and able to follow job duties alone during this shift
  • Other tasks as assigned by the program management

Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

The ideal candidate will have experience in a substance abuse treatment center setting. 

Licensed Vocational Nurse or eligible for licensure.  In addition the following are strongly desired:

  • Experience in working with diverse populations.
  • Clerical skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • A minimum of one year sobriety if recovering
  • Culturally competent
  • Clean driving record required if driving is a requirement

CLARE|MATRIX is a nonprofit organization providing effective and compassionate treatment, recovery, and prevention services for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community. 

 Since 1970 CLARE|MATRIX has provided quality substance abuse and mental health treatment to men, women, and children in southern California.  

Through programs run by a compassionate, committed, results-oriented team of counselors, therapists, and administrators, CLARE|MATRIX continues to build its reputation as a leader in Evidence-Based Treatment practices and continues to break new ground in the areas of positive outcomes, outreach, research, and community involvement. 

Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA CLARE|MATRIX maintains 18 facilities in the southern California region; providing services to participants in a manner consistent with its Core Values: Compassion, Teamwork, Integrity, Empowerment and Adaptability.

$47, 840-$52,000



CLARE|MATRIX

CLARE|MATRIX is a nonprofit organization providing effective and compassionate treatment, recovery, and prevention services for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community. Since 1970 CLARE|MATRIX has provided quality substance abuse and mental health treatment to...