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Licensed Vocational Nurse - Psych – Child/Adolescent

Job ID: 97878 Date posted: September 06, 2019

  • Sharp Mesa Vista
  • Psych Child Adlscnt-Lckd -CAP3
  • LVN Jobs
  • Evening Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
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 Child and Adolescent Program (CAP3) is a 21 bed psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This program is carefully designed to offer treatment and guidance to troubled young people from 5 - 17 years old and their families.  This unit offers a complete and comprehensive continuum of care for child and adolescent. This continuum provides multiple opportunities of integration for the skills learned at the hospital. Child and Adolescent programming provides the highest levels of supervision, structure and support.  This team is highly committed to delivering outstanding patient care.
As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 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 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
Per Diem - Evening position
1:00pm - 11:30pm
Including every other weekend
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program or Navy Corps School
  • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse - LVN licensure
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One year experience in a psychiatric setting for children or adults
  • Experience in a behavioral health/mental health setting
  • One year recent acute care experience
Physical Requirements may be discussed during interview.
 
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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