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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Employer
Hope Services
Location
San Jose, CA
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Profession
Nurse
Specialty
Medical Management
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Hope Services is Silicon Valley's leading provider of services to people with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. We serve approximately 3,500 people and their families in six counties and provide a broad spectrum of services. Hope Services seeks candidates who share our inspirations & aspirations. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging at all levels.
Hope Services offers an OUTSTANDING benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Retirement, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Generous Paid Vacation and Sick Time accrual plans and more!Are you seeking fulfilling work that gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you believe in the integration of persons with disabilities into all aspects of community membership? Do you enjoy assisting others in the learning process? Then read on...
Hope Services is currently seeking a Licensed Vocational Nurse for our renowned Mental Health Services program. The Licensed Vocational Nurse will assist in providing comprehensive, continuous, and personalized care to assigned clients. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, and evaluates care for each patient, which includes but is not limited to: appropriate treatment intervention, evaluation of outcomes, and utilization of services to ensure that patient care needs are met.
Competitive Salary commensurate with experience
Licensed Vocational Nurse - Principal Responsibilities
• Triage Urgent Calls.
• Arrange labs, processing results.
• Collect developmental history of patient.
• Conduct basic physical and psychosocial assessment of the individual and/or family.- Assist physicians and other providers in delivery of care.
• Discriminate between normal conditions and normal and abnormal deviations by specific screening and tests. Refer patients with abnormal findings to physicians.
• Manage common episodic and chronic illnesses and administer medication and treatments as prescribed. Obtain treatment consents as needed.
• Provide support and health training to clients.
• Maintain accurate records.
• Participate in research and development projects.
• Perform related duties based on departmental need.
License Vocational Nurse - Minimum Qualifications Graduation from a state approved LVN program. Two years LVN nursing experience. Current/valid LVN license in the state of California.
Licensed Vocational Nurse - Required knowledge, Skills and Abilities1. A belief that all people are valued members of the community.2. An understanding of the principles of normalization and commitment to community integration.3. Ability to work independently and cooperatively as a member of the team.4. Excellent communication and documentation skills including use of computerized word program and data base.5. Knowledge and understanding of alternative communication systems and assistive technology.6. CPR and First Aid certification. Must be able to respond to first aid injuries, and perform Heimlich and CPR when alone with consumers in the community. 7. Positive and cooperative attitude toward a consumer driven service system working with developmentally disabled adults.8. Ability to be flexible with scheduling and work in a consumer driven environmentStrong interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a diverse population.
Environmental Conditions and Physical Requirements:A clinical office and online environment working closely with others as part of Interdisciplinary team as well as with persons served, sitting for periods of time in meetings and use of office environment; produce work on computers/office equipment.Do you have what it takes to make a difference?
Inspire and be inspired! Hope Services takes immense pride in maximizing our employee engagement. Will you join us??
Winner, 100 Best Places to Work, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal!
Visit www.hopeservices.org to find out more about us and the people we serve.
Hope Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees not regardless of, but with consideration and appreciation for race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family or parental status, or any other status.

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