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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Chemical Dependency Recovery

Job ID: 105565 Date posted: October 14, 2020

  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Chem Depend Detox/Rhb-CDRP
  • LVN Jobs
  • Evening Job
  • Part-Time



The LVN role is an integral part of our team and will provide individualized nursing care for patients/families under the direction of a registered nurse.

The Chemical Dependency Recovery Program (CDRP) is a 15 bed recovery unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This unit provides inpatient services to the adult population, including medically supervised detoxification from drugs and alcohol. The treatment team is comprised of experienced psychiatrics, registered nurses licensed vocational nurses, certified drug and alcohol counselors and licensed clinical social workers. The program involves a combination of psychosocial evaluation, individualized treatment plans, educational groups, and the development of a support systems, relapse prevention, family education and aftercare. Nursing team is experienced in all aspects of medical detoxification. Program is 12 step based (A.A., N.A).

As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 158 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 300 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1995, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.

Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community. 


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

Part Time - Evening position
3:00pm - 11:30pm
Weekends: Every other weekend requirement
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program or Navy Corps School
  • Current unencumbered California Licensed Vocational Nursing licensure
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One year recent acute care experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • One year experience in a psychiatric setting
  • Experience in a chemical dependency recovery unit

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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