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LVN Advocate (The People Concern)

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Position: LVN Advocate
Location: Haus

SUMMARY
The LVN Advocate will take a leadership role in medication and health issues in the Recuperative
Care program and will ensure the quality and adequacy of nursing services provided to members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Provide Case Management; coordinate and implement mental health and recovery support services
with individual members (caseload of 20-25)
2. Document all services provided in clinically-appropriate progress notes with timeliness and
accuracy
3. Provide medication management to individuals including but not limited to medication
administration, treatment and monitoring of side effects, monitoring, and supportive services to
increase compliance, etc.; inform psychiatrist, case manager, and mental health provider, as
appropriate, of medication concerns/issues
4. Coordinate Lamp psychiatric services and appointments by working closely with psychiatrist and
providing follow-up consultation to members
5. Train and provide indirect oversight of medication staff leads at Lamp sites
6. Prepare and ensure proper completion of the Nursing/Psychiatry Initial Intake documentation,
including:
7. Initial Medication Support Service form
8. Outpatient Medication Review form
9. Completion of psychiatrist MED goal on CCCP with doctor signature
10. Completion of nursing goal with signature (if applicable)
11. Change of diagnosis (if applicable)
12. Case management notes
13. Lab requisition requests and other associated documents, as requested
14. Maintain medication logs and medication storage in compliance with safety standards and
industry standards of care
15. Provide medication consultation to staff and members as requested
16. Develop and conduct Health/Wellness and Medication Management groups
17. Develop and implement nursing care plans and maintain medical records
18. Coordinate medication support services with staff and provide direct linkage and/or support to
advocates to ensure that members attend medical appointments for psychiatric medication monitoring,
blood work, and obtaining psychiatric medications when prescribed
19. Maintain confidentiality of member files per HIPAA and all applicable guidelines
20. Utilize proper lifting and body mechanics to prevent personal injury
21. Accurately input data into EMR and logs

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Proof of graduation from an approved nursing program with an associate’s degree or equivalent
2. Current, California license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse with a clear
license
3. Minimum one years’ psychiatric nursing experience working with clients experiencing chronic
homelessness and substance abuse

4. Able to physically lift, move, and position members as needed
5. Able to manage multiple tasks, projects, and priorities effectively while working
independently
6. Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, and computer
skills
7. Able to demonstrate acceptance toward members and a high degree of cultural sensitivity to
their needs
8. Able to develop patient care programs within the clinical policies and program objectives and
relating them to the funding requirements
9. Current, valid California Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record
10. Experience completing medication logs to accepted industry standards
11. Able to produce data for reports at any given time, ongoing basis, and at “last minute”
request
12. Minimum 30 WPM typing speed preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
Apply https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=LC501 OR
Mail salary expectations, cover letter, and resume to
The People Concern Human Resources 2116 Arlington Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90018 OR
Fax: 323-940-4759

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