Licensed Vocational Nurse

Aacres Human Services Gardena , CA 90247

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for people with compassion for others and the desire to make a positive change in someone else's life. Those who are passionate about their work and passionate about our mission are encouraged to apply.

Aacres: We believe that people can live in and contribute to their community when provided with appropriate supports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:

Include the following & other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides support to individuals with a diagnosis of a developmental/intellectual disability and/or mental health diagnosis
  • Monitors clients physical and emotional well-being
  • Carry out doctors' orders, serving as the eyes, ears and hands of the diagnosing professional.
  • May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs
  • Reporting on how/if treatments are working or any unusual symptoms that need professional attention.
  • Helps patients with their personal hygiene, such as bathing and keeping beds, clothing and living areas clean.
  • Administers medications and hypodermic injections, following physician's orders
  • Takes and records measures of patient's general physical condition, such as pulse, temperature, and respiration, to provide daily information.
  • Assist with educational, recreational and therapeutic activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check/fingerprinting
  • Must have experience working with adults with developmental disabilities
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a GED
  • Must be Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Psychiatric Technician

Benefits offered to you as an employee:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long- and short-term disability
  • Supplemental Insurance products
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid time off (PTO)
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