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LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: Newport Healthcare
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Newport Healthcare is a series of evidence-based healing centers for adolescents and families struggling with mental health issues. With locations across the United States, Newport Healthcare offers a family-systems approach, providing gender-specific, individualized, and comprehensive holistic programs that encompass clinical therapy, academic support, and experiential practices. We treat adolesents and young adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, and substance abuse. Offerings include residential treatment, intensive outpatient programming, therapeutic day schools, and day treatment. Newport Healthcare nurtures the physical, psychological, social, educational, and spiritual needs of adolescents and their families, from a foundation of compassionate care, clinical expertise, and unconditional love. Our primary mission is to empower teens and restore families. Experts include medical directors, psychiatrists, therapists, registered dietitians, nurses, licensed social workers, teachers, and more.

 

Empowering Lives. Restoring Families

 

 


The LVN provides on-site nursing and attendant care to adolescents residing in Newport Healthcare. The LVN is expected to perform all job responsibilities in alignment with the mission and core values of Newport Academy and comply with all policies and procedures, OSHA, HIPPA, local, state, and federal, regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care and nursing services to residents as prescribed by program regulations, and/or individual treatment plan, including collecting medical specimens.
  • Maintains records, including but not limited to Medication Administration, medical records, medical charts, etc. Participate in multi-disciplinary treatment team meetings as needed.
  • Responsible for preventing client abuse by adhering to all policies and procedures, attending periodic training, reporting suspicious and inappropriate behavior, and following mandatory abuse reporting requirements.
  • Monitor chronic health conditions, respiratory distress and seizures.
  • Obtains patient data and vital signs and reports findings to the RN/Medical Director.
  • Screen residents for medical/dental exams and schedule appropriate medical appointments including dental, vision, & clinical, providing medical information on a need to know basis.
  • Comply with all reporting requirements, biohazard program requirements, medical protocols, etc.
  • Attendance at meetings per prior arrangement, and participation as an interdisciplinary team member.
  • Ability to multi-task while managing emotional states remaining calm and practicing patience.

  • Must hold a current LVN license in the state in which they are seeking work
  • Minimum of two years’ nursing experience preferred

 

Newport Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.  Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email accommodations@newportacademy.com for assistance.

 

For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Keywords: Newport Healthcare, Pleasanton , LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse, Other , Pleasanton, California

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