Part-Time Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Job Number: 20-457-10532

Why join us: Integral Care helps people build health and well-being so everyone has the foundation to reach their full potential.  By joining our team, you'll find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Job Summary:The Inn is a program for adults having a mental-health crisis. The Inn is a 16-bed overnight facility where a person can stay for up to 7 days. Services include help to regain stability, access to medicine, 24/7 nursing services, alcohol and drug use recovery support and mental health support groups. Clients are also connected to other Integral Care programs and local resources for ongoing care and recovery support.

If you are a motivated nurse with excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, compassion, and a good dose of teamwork, The Inn could be just what you are looking for in your career.

The LVN is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team, providing focused routine health care services, providing assistance to psychiatrist with reviews of medication and medical histories, implementing appropriate aspects of client care within the LVN's scope of practice, implementing the treatment plan for clients with common health problems and well defined learning needs, and interfacing with the medical community regarding medical issues pertaining to clients. At times, nurses will use their skills to respond to distressed patients in a way that promotes dignity and respect. The Inn nurses are trained in de-escalation techniques to help patients manage their challenging behaviors in a healthy and productive way. Nurses find The Inn to be a supportive work environment where their contributions are valued and a place where they know they make a difference.

Regular, predictable attendance is considered to be an essential requirement for this position. Other duties may be assigned. Occasionally, may require a flexible work schedule.

The Candidate we are looking for is:

  • Energetic and motivated to work closely with a multi-disciplinary treatment team and vulnerable individuals in psychiatric crisis.
  • A self-starter and enjoys having a career where no two days are the same.
  • An effective communicator, with excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Organized and able to keep up in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented and excels in documentation and time management.
  • Timely and responds effectively to deadlines.
  • Skilled in Microsoft office applications and can easily learn additional software skills.
  • Most importantly, someone who is looking to make a difference in peoples' lives.

Education:

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited LVN program 

License: 

Required:

  • Current LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) license 
  • Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record. 

Experience: 

Required: 

  • 1 year of experience providing direct care

Preferred:

  • Experience with persons with substance abuse, mental illness, or intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • 2 plus years of experience

Hours: Part-Time; Multiple shifts available. 

Salary:  $21.64 - $24.64 an hour depending on years of licensed experience. Shift differential available for evening and night shifts.

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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