Phoenix House Licensed Vocational Nurse Part Time in Venice, California

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? We invite you to join the Phoenix House team in Venice! Have you always wanted to work in a position where you make a difference and change lives? Then this is a great opportunity for you! This is a great opportunity to start in the field and learn hands on skills!

We are in the process of our greatest transformation in our company's 50 years of operation. If you are looking for a company with a new approach to treatment then this could be the opportunity for you!

Phoenix House is a leading non-profit treatment center who provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment with over 130 programs across ten states. As we embark on our 50 year anniversary, we are committed to treating the whole person — and their families — with caring, qualified professionals through evidence-based care to teens, adults, and families

Position is responsible for assessing and monitoring the client’s on-going addiction, recovery, and medical needs. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team members to coordinate addiction and recovery treatment with medical treatment.

Hours:

Saturday and Sunday 7:00AM-3:30PM

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide general nursing care services and administers medications

•Use professional nursing processes, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, while carrying out nursing responsibilities

•Assess health care needs of clients through a variety of routine interdisciplinary assessments, and develops, implements, and evaluates individualized nursing and health care plans accordingly

•Respond to emergency health care needs of the clients

•Perform health screenings of clients

•Collect and record data specific to the health status of clients

•Collaborate to develop nursing guidelines/protocols for medical and health care needs.

•Monitor and clinically directs special programs such as infection control and medication management

•Participates in interdisciplinary planning meetings and recommends changes in nursing and health care programs and/or in the care of clients.

•Provides health care instruction and information to individuals and staff relating to the promotion of health and wellness.

Responsible for maintaining ethical standards and continued professional growth, including

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician

•Two (2) years experience; preferably in substance abuse treatment and/or with adolescents

•Possess and maintain a valid California Drivers license and a driving record that allows for operation of company vehicles.

•Must meet federal, state and local Criminal Clearance and Child Abuse Indexing requirements.

•Applicant must be either a U.S. Citizen or have the legal right to work in the Untied States.

•Maintain current licensure/certification including CPR, First Aid, and Medication Management

•Maintain professional boundaries with staff and clients

TO APPLY:

Submit resumes to hr.cal@phoenixhouse.org with 'Licensed Vocational Nurse-Venice PT' in the subject line.