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LVN/LPT Supervisor, Sr. - Behavioral Health Acute Inpatient Facility 110

Long Beach, California, United States

LVN/LPT Supervisor, Sr. - Behavioral Health Acute Inpatient Facility 110

Long Beach | California | United States

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 122 programs and over 3,680 employees across the country. And we 're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

As Part of the Telecare Family, La Casa Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) is a 16-bedfacility providing acute psychiatric treatment to adults 18 and older.

Employment Status:On-Call

Shift: Varies

Days:Varies

POSITION OBJECTIVE

The LVN/LPT Supervisor provides supervision to Mental Health Workers in the assigned area; including: hiring, evaluating, scheduling, assigning duties, and overall coordination of resident care.

QUALIFICATIONS

Two (2) years of experience in psychiatric nursing in a skilled nursing facility or acute care setting is preferred. leadership experience is preferred. Graduation from a Vocational Nursing/Psychiatric Technician program, current licensure and a valid CPR Certificate are also required. Necessary skills include an understanding of psychiatric illness and treatment, knowledge of psychotropic medications, an understanding of behavior management and knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the delivery of long term (and short term when appropriate) mental health services in the State of California. Applicant must be finger printed and receive clearance from Criminal Justice Department.
KEY RESULT AREAS

MISSION, VALUES AND BELIEFS

  • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with residents, the public and other staff members


QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK

  • Provides safe, effective and efficient implementation of direct care in accordance with established policies, procedures and standards of care.
  • Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with residents
  • Prepares the staff time schedules
  • Provides clinical services, including:
  • Assessing resident physical and psychiatric condition
  • Participating in multidisciplinary treatment planning, as directed
    • Provides direct treatment services, including:
  • Performing therapeutic psychiatric and medical tasks.
  • Administering medication and treatments to residents including TB Tests
  • Overseeing and assisting with medical/laboratory procedures
    • Observes, notes and reports the effects and side effects of medications


    TEAM MEMBER PARTICIPATION

    • Participates as a team member and provides input via reporting observation, concerns and asking appropriate questions
    • Reviews and implements resident treatment plans
    • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of management of assaultive behavior techniques.
    • Keeps the supervisor informed of resident behavior and condition. Notifies the supervisor of those residents who are clinical management concerns.


    ASSESSMENT

    • Observes, records and reports resident social, medical and psychiatric behavior.


    JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING AND INITIATIVE

    • Demonstrates knowledge and proper use of equipment and supplies.
    • Promotes and assists residents in developing self-help skills.


    RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS

    • Demonstrates a good rapport and cooperative working relationships with all members of the team; responds to co-workers with concern and promotes group morale.


    QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

    • Continually focuses on assigned tasks and seeks and implements improvements.
    • Understands and demonstrates the safety program in all activities.
    • Protects residents from behavior that could damage themselves or others.
    • Practices universal precautions at all times.


    CUSTOMER AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

    • Demonstrates a knowledge of Telecare\u0022s customers including clients/residents. families and governmental agencies in all interactions and conduct.
    • Acts in a professional always demonstrating respect and understanding of the community and neighborhood when representing Telecare in the community.


    PLANNING AND TIME UTILIZATION

    • Completes and follows through with tasks and meeting expected deadlines.


    ATTENDANCE AND RELIABILITY

    • Understands and demonstrates knowledge of all policies associated with attendance.


    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    • Attends all assigned in-service education classes.
    • Role models excellent professional practice.
    • Always dresses appropriately and professionally.


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretionof management.

    POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    ACTIVITY

    (Hours per day)

    NEVER

    0 hours

    OCCASIONALLY

    up to 3 hours

    FREQUENTLY 3-6 HOURS

    CONSTANTLY 6-8+ HOURS

    Sitting


    X



    Walking



    X


    Standing



    X


    Bending (neck)



    X


    Bending (waist)



    X


    Squatting


    X



    Climbing

    X




    Kneeling


    X



    Crawling

    X




    Twistino- (neck '\\


    X



    Twisting (waist)


    X



    Hand Use: Dominant hand Right--- Left---





    Is repetitive use of hand required?



    X


    Simple Grasping (right hand)



    X


    Simple Grasping (left hand)



    X


    Power Grasping (right hand)


    X



    Power Grasping (left hand)


    X



    Fine Manipulation (right hand)



    X


    Fine Manipulation (left hand)



    X


    Pushing & Pulling (right hand)


    X



    Pushing and Pulling (left hand)


    X



    Reaching (above shoulder level)



    X


    Reaching (below shoulder level)


    X




    LIFTING

    CARRYING


    Never 0 hrs.

    Occasionally unto 3 hrs.

    Frequently 3-6hrs.

    Constantly 6 - 8+ hrs.


    Never

    0 hrs.

    Occasionally up to 3 hrs.

    Frequently 3 -6 hrs.

    Constantly 6-8+ hrs.


    0-10 lbs.



    X





    X



    11-25 lbs.


    X





    X




    26-50 lbs.


    X





    X




    51-75 lbs.


    X





    X




    76-100 lbs.

    X





    X





    100+ lbs.

    X





    X







    OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    YES

    NO

    a.

    Driving cars, trucks, forklifts, and other equipment?


    X

    b.

    Working around equipment and machinery?


    X

    C.

    Walking on uneven ground?


    X

    d.

    Exposure to excessive noise?


    X

    e.

    Exposure to extremes of temperature, humidity or wetness?


    X

    f.

    Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals?


    X

    g.

    Working at heights?


    X

    h.

    Operation of foot contTols or repetitive foot movement?


    X

    I.

    Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment?


    X

    j.

    Working with bio-hazards such as: blood borne pathogens, sewage, hospital waste, etc.

    X


    EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

    Equal Opportunity Employer Description
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    Pay Transparency Policy Statement
    The 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)

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    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The 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.