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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Full Time, Part Time
Newport Beach, CA
Posted 7 months ago

AKUA is seeking a LVN that is a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of CA, for varied shifts at our Detox locations. New Graduates welcome to apply. Must have passed nclex.

Detox/residential drug and alcohol treatment experience preferred. There is no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employment as a LVN.

Responsibilities

  • The LVN works under the supervision of the Associate Director of Detox, Program Director and the Medical Director.
  • Maintains professional standards and follows the treatment policies of the organization, The Joint Commission and Federal/State Laws and Regulations.
  • The LVN is responsible for all medication as ordered by the Medical Director, Program Physician, and to maintain accurate accounting of all medication received (from supplier) and observed (to the patient).
  • He / She is responsible for the safekeeping of all medication stock and the records required by the DEA, FDA, JCAHO and ADP.
  • The LVN is responsible for training all clinical staff about medications, observation of medications, and medication destruction.
  • The LVN is responsible for all detox assessments including CIWA, COWS, Vitals, etc.
  • The LVN is responsible for all medical documentation in the EMR including all physician notes and medication orders.
  • The LVN may be responsible for urine collection and processing in conjunction with the clinical technicians, reading test results as ordered by Program Physicians and the completion of all forms involved in these procedures.
  • The LVN is also responsible for coordinating all internal and external medical and lab appointments.

Job Features

Job CategoryNurse
CompensationHOURLY - $20 Depending on experience
 New Graduates welcome to apply. Must have passed nclex.

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