LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse IST Unit Coordinator: Full Time

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse IST Unit Coordinator: Full Time

02 Sep 2023
California, Anaheim, 92801 Anaheim USA

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse IST Unit Coordinator: Full Time

Vacancy expired!

This position is responsible to serve as the primary contact and liaison between the Anaheim Community Hospital (ACH) and the California Department of State Health Services (DSH-S) for coordination of admissions, discharges, transfers and competency assessments and care for patients admitted to ACH as part of the Incompetent to Stand Trial (IST) program. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinating initial patient screening and admissions by:

Retrieve initial screening packet and perform initial screen for inclusion/exclusion criteria

Download and print relevant medical and legal documents

Organize and create chart for each new admission

Communicate with A&R when each patient arrives; ensure pts are evaluated in timely manner

Accept admission medical documents and property from County sheriff deputies and ensure placed in chart

Track incoming admissions on calendar, ensure admission is communicated to unit

Assist with appropriate bed assignment

Assist with patient escort into facility from sheriff

Assisting with patient admission by:

Schedule ancillary appointments with providers and arrange transportation with ambulance company, including scanning/faxing/uploading all documents

Coordinate and/or search for ancillary providers in the community when needed

Facilitating coordination of patient care and competency evaluations by:

Print all medical records and upload into DSH SharePoint

Attend daily treatment team

Assist with scheduling and facilitating competency evaluations with DSH psychologists

Assisting with patient discharge by:

Track discharges on calendar; ensure communication to appropriate charge nurse

Begin discharge packet and gather all discharge documentation

Gather patient property in time for discharge

Assist with patient escort out of facility to sheriff

Other typical duties include, but are not limited to:

Organizational/other tasks when necessary, such as:

manage/organize patient valuables

print name signs for patient rooms

ensure census board is updated

print and assemble competency related curriculum

gather and disseminate patient mail

cover breaks and lunches on the unit

answer phones on unit.

Coordinate with Business Office and Utilization Review departments to ensure timely patient tracking throughout the patient’s stay.

RequirementsMinimum Requirements:

At least 2 years as an LVN or other healthcare role in an acute care setting, required

At least 1 year as an LVN or other healthcare role in a correctional setting, preferred

Education and Licensing:

Graduated from an accredited vocational nursing program

Unencumbered, current California LVN license

Knowledge and Experience:

One to three years prior experience in patient care services, preferred

BLS certification and maintain current, required

ACLS, preferred may/must obtain within 6 months of hire

CPI, MAB or Behavioral Violence Prevention within 30 days of employment and maintain current.

Skills and Abilities:

Properly demonstrates the techniques for searching a room; has a good working knowledge of the procedures for room searches, and ensures room searches are conducted on a weekly basis.

Follows the unit program and is familiar with the policies and procedures for the unit.

Completes annual educational requirements and maintains regulatory requirements.

Confers with members of the treatment team for the benefit of the client.

Completes documentation in a timely manner, organizes information in a logical manner with entries containing the required information and details. Documentation is legible and is grammatically correct.

Accepts feedback in a positive manner and applies it to improve performance and further learning.

Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Coordinates and supervises client care.

Performs client care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for the client’s age.

Follows all safety procedures; is alert to changing situations and contributes to preventing opportunities for danger to develop.

Follows safety procedures in a calm manner and responds quickly when an alarm sounds or a code is announced.

Speaks with authority in a calm and clear voice, uses proper selection of words and has knowledge of when and how to use them.

Communicates with all customers (family, referral sources, caseworkers, etc.) in a professional manner; is service oriented; and is courteous, friendly, and empathetic.

Exhibits calm and controlled attitude; does not overreact to allow his/her own actions to further deteriorate the situation.

Answers the telephone in a professional manner; directs calls appropriately and takes messages.

Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, this position is frequently required to do the following:

Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Use computer keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions efficiently for extended periods of time.

Communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population.

Give and follow verbal and written instructions with attention to detail and accuracy.

Perform complex mental functions and basic arithmetic functions; interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies; collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information.

Vision: see details of objects at close range.

Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Reach forward, up, down, and to the side.

Sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time and come and go from the work area repeatedly throughout the day.

Lift up to fifty (50) pounds.

Anaheim Community Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.Benefits

Health Insurance

Dental insurance

Vision Insurance


Disability insurance

Employee assistance program

Flexible spending account

Free parking

Life insurance

Paid sick time

Paid time off

Pet insurance

Salary: $31.00 - $41.85 per hour

Related jobs

  • LVN visits ($55/visit!) and shift care (and up to $35/hr for shift care!)– Immediate Positions Benefits Flexible Scheduling! No OASIS Documentation! Simple online charting 1:1 Patient Care Ratio Medical, Vision, Dental & Life Insurance (Full Time Only) Advanced training by Medical Director Competitive Pay! Amada Concierge Care is seeking qualified and passionate Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) in Orange County CA, to assist with the skilled nursing needs of our patients. Our nurses work within our patients\' homes providing direct patient care (8 hour shifts with possible overtime or intermittent assignment). Working with our Director of Nursing, our team of field nurses develop and manage nursing care plans, as well as instruct patients and their families in proper treatment and care. As a valued member of our team, you will be responsible for following a physicians established plan of treatment under the direction of our Medical Director. Qualifications: Must be licensed as LVN minimum one (1) year Current Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification Copy of update TB results/Chest x-ray Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision Physical ability to walk, lift, stand, bend, kneel, see, hear and speak clearly. State ID or driver’s license. Car insurance - California, if driving Reliable transportation Preferred Experiences: G-tube Feeding Tracheostomy Vent Wound Care Job Related Duties Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision Focus on the medical needs and treatment of seniors in the home environment Patient Assessments Administration of prescribed medication, treatments and therapies Coordination of care Health promotion and teaching Training of family members About Us Amada Concierge Care is a private duty home health organization in San Clemente, California providing in-home skilled nursing care and therapy to home bound adults and seniors. Our service areas include encompass Orange, Los Angeles, riverside and San Diego Counties. Patients, families, and health care professionals rely on Amada Concierge Care to deliver the best in-home skilled nursing services and therapy. Whether you are in need of nursing services, therapy or end-of-life support, Amada Concierge Care stands ready to exceed expectations. SUBMIT APPLICATION NOW!

  • (Local, Southern California Residents Sought - NO RELOCATION IS OFFERED.)

  • At the Disneyland® Resort, dream jobs do exist. After all, a company built on imagination and wonder means the work will definitely be exciting. The Table Service Restaurant; (TSR) Culinary Person in our Table Service Restaurants, is responsible for welcoming and interacting with our Guests in a positive and friendly manner, greeting and seating, working in one of the following positions: Podium Greeter and Seater/Setter assisting Guests and Cast Members with directions, event schedules, and other information or assistance as needed to provide excellent Guest and Cast service.

  • Job Summary:


  • To perform venipuncture and skin puncture and pre-analytical and post analytical steps of laboratory testing.

  • As the leader of the health care team, provides professional nursing care, utilizing the nursing process in accordance with established standards of care, policies, and procedures. Demonstrates performance consistent with the Medical Center Vision, Mission, and Strategic Plan of the organization. Remains flexible to changing systems; is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice; and treats co-workers, patients, families, and all members of the health care team with dignity and respect.

Job Details

  • ID
  • State
  • City
  • Full-time
  • Salary
  • Hiring Company
    Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health & Anaheim Community
  • Date
  • Deadline
  • Category

Jocancy Online Job Portal by jobSearchi.