Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California is seeking caring, compassionate, and detail oriented Licensed Vocational Nurses for our weekend shift.
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will provide nursing care to individual at our 15-bed residential facility. The Weisman Program is a Specialized (113) Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) that will provide supportive care for individuals over age 59 in a home like setting. The goal of this home will be to support individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Emotional/Behavioral disorders and/or Psychiatric Disorders who additionally have more intensive medical needs. These individuals may also need additional support managing behavioral issues.
This position is located in Goleta, CA.
In all of our programs, we promote independent living for the individuals we serve as well as opportunities for community inclusion. As a Licensed Vocational Nurse, you will work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions in a dynamic environment.
Be part of a terrific team with an industry leader, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has deep roots in the field supporting individuals with disabilities, and offers excellent opportunities for field and professional training and experience to its employees.
Devereux offers Excellent Benefits- check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits. Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan w/ employer match, domestic partner coverage, & so much more!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Measure and record patients’ vital signs, including height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration;
provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, massaging, or performing catheterizations;
work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
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Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Certified Nurse Assistant, LPN, LVN, Nurse, CNA
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, school and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.
It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Must be a graduate of a Licensed Vocational Nursing Program and have a valid License to practice as LVN in California
Prior experience preferred.**
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Requires standing, walking, sitting, reaching with hands and arms, talking and hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Regularly requires lifting/moving weight of up to 10lbs, frequently lift/move up to 25lbs and occasionally lift/move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.**