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Licensed Vocational Nurse (Wellness Coach)

Company: Mental Health Systems, Inc.
Location: Santee
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB SUMMARYThe Licensed Vocational Nurse provides case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the treatment plan. The incumbent will complete and oversee assignments to improve the diet, nutrition, and wellness of the clients.RESPONSIBILITIESReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.• Provides service coordination for an assigned group of clients; Assumes responsibility for developing, writing, implementing and evaluating overall treatment goals in conjunction with the treatment team.• Provides individual supportive counseling and symptom management; Educates and support clients and family members.• Conducts comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history and physical health needs as part of the treatment team.• In collaboration with the treatment team, participates in the organization and management of medication coaching and delivery to clients, as well as integrating medication administration into treatment plans.• Assists RN and MD in medication oversight and accounts for all prescribed medication; Responds appropriately to medical emergencies. Ensured physician orders are carried out and coordinates medical care.• Develops curriculum and prepares manuals, visual aids, course outlines and other materials used in promoting health, and provides individual and group wellness coaching and education.• Coordinates with primary physicians and health care personnel to determine physical capabilities and nutritional needs. Conducts health and wellness screenings/assessments for assigned clients.• Assists in administering Patient Assistance Program, ensuring efficiency and accuracy in all aspects.• Provides on-call crisis intervention covering nighttime, and weekend hours as needed.• Completes all charting and documentation as contractually required as dictated by program requirements.• Ensures that all medical policy and procedures are followed and meets regularly with Program Leadership to monitor this. Assists Psychiatrist in administering and evaluating medications prescribed by Psychiatrist, evaluating medication effectiveness, side effects, and complications. Arranges for lab work according to protocol.• Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings, Daily Organizational Staff Meetings and scheduled URC meetings.• Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards..• Prepares critical care issues for discussion during supervision and Daily Organizational Meetings.• Meets productivity requirements and documentation standards, as established by the County, MHS and the program.• Provides referrals and linkages to community medical treatment, and acts as liaison and advocate on behalf of the client with medical providers

QUALIFICATIONS• Completion of a licensed Vocational Nursing Program from an accredited college or university• Current licensure as a Vocational Nurse in California• Minimum of three years of experience treating psychiatric and dually diagnosed population• Bilingual English/Spanish if the position serves Spanish speaking population highly desirable• Demonstrated ability to provide counseling and clinical services. Ability to communicate verbally and interpret, explain and advise about medical information to clients, staff, family members and community providers• Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate as part of a team• Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations• Ability to create written documentation that is legible, clear and concise• Demonstrated knowledge of cultural and socio-economic factors that inform service provision to persons with psychiatric or dual diagnosis disorders; demonstrated ability to engage culturally diverse populations• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software 0 style='box-sizing: border-box; margin-left: -15px; margin-right: -15px; color: rgb(81, 81, 81); font-family: Noto Sans , Roboto, -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, Segoe UI , Oxygen, Ubuntu, Cantarell, Open Sans , Helvetica Neue , sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;'> Education 0 style= box-sizing: border-box; > Required

  • Some college or better. 0 style= box-sizing: border-box; > 0 style='box-sizing: border-box; margin-right: -15px; color: rgb(81, 81, 81); font-family: Noto Sans , Roboto, -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, Segoe UI , Oxygen, Ubuntu, Cantarell, Open Sans , Helvetica Neue , sans-serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); text-decoration-thickness: initial; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;'> Licenses & Certifications 0 style= box-sizing: border-box; > RequiredLIC VOC NURSEEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Mental Health Systems, Inc., Santee , Licensed Vocational Nurse (Wellness Coach), Education / Teaching , Santee, California

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