Part-Time LVN / LPT – NOC PT – Behavioral Health – San Bernardino, CA
Stars Behavioral Health Group was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®, based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.
We are committed to providing a career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to improve the lives of people living with mental health and other challenges to their wellbeing. SBHG currently employs approximately 1,900 people at more than 45 different sites throughout California. We serve more than 30,000 adults, children, youth and families annually throughout the state. We strongly value and are committed to having a truly diverse workforce and environment including LGBTQ, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in our workforce.
Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Therapists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in our outpatient clinics and 24/7 treatment facilities, and in community settings such as schools and homes. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other community-based agencies.
The LVN / LPT provides direct client care including the administration of medications, including injections. Engages clients and families to assess and diagnoses physical health status. Formulates and implements an effective nursing care plan understanding psychiatric illness and its treatment as appropriate for Scope of Practice. Demonstrates an understanding of age related development and other issues for the population(s).
Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years of age
Employment is contingent on:
- Successfully completing a pre-employment Health Screening and a TB clearance
- Receipt of “clear” or approved Live Scan results and Criminal Background Clearance
Graduation from an accredited school of licensed vocational nursing or psychiatric technology required.
Associate’s degree, preferred.
One (1) year service experience treating the mentally ill in an inpatient setting, preferred.
One (1) year medication administration experience required.
License or Certification
Valid California LVN or LPT license.
Current CPR certification.
First Aid certification from persons qualified by agencies including but not limited to the American Red Cross.
Ability to interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with severely disordered clients, staff of differing culture and social backgrounds, physicians and the public.
Demonstrated understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment.
Demonstrated team leadership skills.
Knowledge of medications, especially psychotropic, and ability to obtain a passing grade in a Medication Exam.
Ability to visually and audibly assess client’s behavior and needs.
Ability to stand for long periods of time preparing and administering medications.
POTENTIAL JOB HAZARDS
Blood and Body Fluid Contact (Category I)
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS REQUIRED
Demonstrated use of CSI.
Demonstrated use of Standard Precautions.
- MFTI and ACSW’s receive supervision for BBS hours
- Competitive compensation
- Company paid benefits package including medical, dental and vision and many other voluntary benefits
- Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
- Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
- Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
- Family-oriented environment
- On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
- Flexible work schedule and environment
- Mileage reimbursement