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On-Call Overnight LVN/LPN - Eating Disorder, Residential

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionIf you're looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates the diversity of thought and exemplifies a culture of caring, come grow your career with us and help turn lives around. As a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field, Center for Discovery offers world-class treatment for those struggling with an eating disorder and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve. We also provide competitive benefits and development opportunities, such as:401(k) with company matchHealthcare benefitsVacation and sick days (including mental health days)Employee referral programEmployee discounts to various stores, amusements parks, events, etc.Continuing education programs and trainingEvery day, we embrace the challenge to save lives - are you ready to join us?Job DescriptionThe Overnight LVN/LPN is responsible for assisting and supporting residents through the entire treatment experience from admission through discharge. The Overnight LVN/LPN is responsible for communicating observations and insights to the treatment team (i.e. therapists, dietitian, psychiatrist, pediatrician and facility administrator) to ensure the team is comprehensively addressing each client's issues. The Overnight LVN/LPN introduces each new client to his/her fellow residents and the treatment staff, and orients each client to the rules, expectations, and routine of the daily treatment schedule.ResponsibilitiesFacilitating therapeutic groupsProviding clear and complete client documentationImplementing Physician OrdersAvailability for consultation after hours and returns telephone calls/pages within a ten-minute time frameAdministering medication as prescribedCounting narcotics daily, logs appropriatelyMeeting regularly with medical staff to discuss client treatmentProviding assessments of medical problems as neededPerforming primary first aid and determining need for physician notificationConsulting with the physician and psychiatrist to ensure appropriate medical interventionsMeeting with each client, completes a daily assessment, and administers all prescription medicationResponsibility for carrying out any orders received from the physician and psychiatrist, and reports information to the Program Director and FacilityUnderstanding the therapeutic process and confidentiality laws, and have strong knowledge of professional ethicsDemonstrating leadership abilities, with an ability to communicate with persons from all educational and cultural backgroundsDemonstrating tact, initiative, resourcefulness, a professional manner, enthusiasm, and a non-judgmental attitudeThis is an on call position, Saturdays 11pm-7am, at one of our our residential programs. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at LVN/LPN CertificationMust be licensed in current stateMust have considerable knowledge of nursing principles and practiceMust demonstrate knowledge of medications and their proper application and useMust be able to take vital signs and provide first aidAdditional InformationWe are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Livermore , On-Call Overnight LVN/LPN - Eating Disorder, Residential, Healthcare , Livermore, California

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