Location: Nevada, CA
Facility: Early Access RS - Nevada
Shift: Day 12 hour
Recruiter: Ajamu Haynes
Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”
The Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for assisting and data collection in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the Correctional Setting. The LVN directs and guides patient teaching and activities that are commensurate with his/her education, demonstrated competencies and Nursing Practice Act (NPA). The LVN works directly with patients who are Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) to provide their medications, to gather vitals, conduct chart reviews, and work closely with the psychiatric prescriber on the care, treatment and services for IST patients. LVN also responsible for facilitating the tele-psychiatry appointments for IST patients. Provides some restoration of competency services to IST patients in both group and individual formats.
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Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer