Licensed Vocational Nurse

Job Location US-CA-Rancho Mirage
ID
2020-7862
Status
On Call
Shift
Varied
Schedule
Varied
Hours of Work
6am-630pm, 630pm-6am

Overview

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization.  HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue.  This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

 

What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment.  All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.

 

Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.

 

We deeply value our employees.  Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
Paid time-off
Tuition reimbursement
 

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

Responsibilities

As a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), you will:

  • Collaborate with RNs regarding patients medications, physical status, psychological well being and Plan of Care.
  • Implement and monitor patients detoxification protocols.
  • Administer medications according to physician orders and safe medication administration practices.
  • Provide patient education regarding medications and treatments.
  • Communicate patients concerns, outcomes, needs and status to the nursing team.
  • Demonstrate ability to use various forms of therapeutic communication when interacting with patients.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work as a productive member of the nursing team.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Twelve Step Program.

Qualifications

Required

  • Current CA LVN license
  • Current CPR/AED Certification or completed within 90 days of hire
  • Graduate of accredited school for psychiatric technicians

Preferred

  • One year chemical dependency or psychiatric experience

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