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Company: Universal Hospital Services, Inc.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities Full Time and Part Time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Opportunities! New Grads Welcome! $3,500 sign-on BONUS Del Amo Behavioral Health System, a subsidiary of UHS, offers a safe and compassionate environment for individuals looking for hope and healing from emotional, psychiatric and addiction issues. Del Amo Behavioral Health offers a wide range of options, including inpatient, outpatient and specialty programs that includes children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Whether addressing the needs of adults, adolescents or children, we are committed to providing our patients with treatment to help them find recovery that endures. Our patients receive the same quality treatment from our thoughtful and compassionate team no matter the level of care. Learn more and apply today by visiting our website at: Benefits include: Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan Education Assistance up to $5250.00 New Employee Bonus Program SoFi Student Loan Reimbursement Program Challenging and rewarding work environment Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! This position administers nursing care to designated patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties including but not limited to: Assists the Charge/Staff Nurse to organize and deliver patient care, and to supervise staff. Collects data related to the patient's condition and reports it promptly to the Charge/Staff Nurse, including assessing for pain, utilizing the pain scale and documenting accordingly. Follows safety procedures. Utilizes appropriate observation level for patient: Q15 minute checks, 1:1 monitoring, and/or specific precautions. Provides direction and orients new staff in a welcoming manner. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and adherence to hospital policy and procedures. Self-directed, recognizes what needs to be done and takes action. Uses good judgment and needs minimal supervision, but able to recognize when needs to confer with Charge/Staff Nurse or House Supervisor prior to making decisions. Provides nursing care, within the scope of practice, to meet the unique needs of each patient. Assists in the delivery of patient care in an acute psychiatric setting for patients experiencing a wide range of psychiatric and medical conditions. Practices the "5 Rights" of medication administration. Ensures that medication consents are obtained and signed prior to administering psychotropic medications. Initiates appropriate infection control interventions and adds to the treatment plan when medications are ordered to treat a medical issue. As one of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: 1-800-852-3449. Qualifications Education: Graduate from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nursing program required. Credentials: Current Licensure as a Licensed Vociational Nurse with the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians required. Experience: Clinical experience in a psychiatric setting preferred Knowledge/Skills: Interacts positively with patients on a daily basis. Capable of adapting to varying workloads and work assignments on a constant basis. Works successfully under highly stressful conditions. Makes sound, independent judgments based on Scientific and/or Ethical principles. Collaborates with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion. Utilizes effective comprehensive reading skills, strong communication skills, written and verbal. Utilizes math skills to calculate medication dosages.

Keywords: Universal Hospital Services, Inc., Torrance , LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE (LVN) - Full Time, Healthcare , Torrance, California

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