Ventura, CA
Salary: $24.00 to $26.00 /hour

Live out your purpose at Evolve Treatment Centers! We are looking to hire a LVN on an interim basis, at our beautiful Residential Treatment Center in Ojai, CA.

At Evolve, as the name stipulates, our focus is on growth and change for adolescents. This position provides you with the opportunity to make a real and meaningful impact in the lives of teens, helping to make a positive difference in their lives. We are looking for highly qualified and passionate mental health professionals to join our team and grow with us.

The ideal candidate is passionate about helping teens, is eager to continue learning, and thrives in a team environment. We value excellent communication skills, time management skills, and strong organizational skills in a candidate. Those that are successful in this role possess the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, take initiative, and maintain professional boundaries.

About you:

  • You have a current LVN License
  • You have previous work experience in administrative role
  • You possess the ability to multi-task and coordinate productively with other team members
  • You are punctual
  • You understand the importance of working collaboratively with supervisors, management and colleagues
  • You exude a respectful and professional demeanor and demonstrate appropriate boundaries with clients
  • You are proficient in PC, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

The role:

In this role, you will assist the Clinical Program Director in the supervision of staff that provide direct child care services to adolescents in treatment; our objective is to make certain that all needs and services for each client are being implemented. In this position, you will be the lead Nurse and will help take on some responsibilities of a Facility Manager.

Nursing duties:

  • Medication inventory and daily medication administration
  • Conduct weekly urine and analysis and send to labs
  • Coordinate with psychiatrist weekly on medication changes and refills
  • Provide first aid and nursing care as needed
  • Record daily vitals and weekly weight
  • Conduct Nursing Assessment for each client at admission
  • Liaise between clients and guardians regarding medication
  • Ensure all client records are up to date, request information when needed, and arrange appointments for each client as needed

Administrative duties:

  • Work alongside and report directly to Clinical Program Director
  • Direct supervisor to Weekend LVN, Residential Counselors, and Chef
  • Warmly welcome guests; coordinate and schedule facility tours for new clients
  • Create weekly staff schedule
  • Coordinate client appointments
  • Demonstrate model Human Resources standards and maintain personnel files
  • Coordinate payroll
  • Ensure facility compliance with accreditation and program standards
  • Responsible for the patient admit and discharge process
  • Ensure facility grounds are well kept
  • Responsible for the management of facility finances
  • Leader of safety protocols, conducting checks and tests (I.e.: for smoke detectors and fire extinguishers), and that all emergency binders are current and updated

*Candidates must have a valid LVN license and a minimum of 1-year of LVN experience to be considered for this position. Please do not apply to this position if you do not meet these requirements.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

Availability on weekends and evenings for emergencies

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary

Evolve’s Philosophy:

We believe in the whole person- the good with the ugly, the challenges with the gifts. Addictions and mental health issues don’t have to be the end all. With a person-centered approach that addresses the physical, emotional and mental health, we aim to instill an intrinsic desire to be a happy, responsible and contributing member of society.

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