Medication Room Manager (LVN, LPT, RN)

Employer
Psynergy Programs, Inc.
Location
Morgan Hill, CA, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Ref
59a342021
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Great Opportunity for Medication Services Manager (LVN, LPT or RN) at High-End Residential Facility!

Our Company: Psynergy is an adult high-end residential facility that provides housing option for individuals who desire a home-like setting coupled with care and supervision. Our atmosphere celebrates hope, promotes personal growth and builds social networks. We have three locations: Morgan Hill, Greenfield, and Sacramento and growing!

We believe that together, we can achieve more. The prospect of community integration for individuals experiencing mental distress can be a reality we offer a New Vision of community life. We are committed to creating innovative options for individuals to move out of locked settings and into successful community living.

Job Summary: The Medication Services Manager supplies leadership and targeted medication education and rehabilitation services to individuals with mental illness and their families. Utilizing medical knowledge and clinical judgment, assures the quality, timeliness and optimum level of patient care. Youll serve clients with special medical concerns such as diabetes, respiratory conditions or people receiving inject-able medications.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Establishes procedures for the administration and control of client, OTC, and expired medications pursuant to pursuant to Title XXII.

Provides medication services training consistent with agency standards, practices and policies to medication services staff and interns.

Consults with program staff during admission and discharge and oversees medication services related administrative duties, including document production and audits.

Oversees medication services staff to ensure clients receive optimal care in a comfortable, clean, orderly and safe environment.

Ensures that all staff is following company policies and procedures and that the facility is meeting CCL medication regulations and standards.

Orders medications as needed so as to ensure adequate supplies are available to meet client prescribed needs including PRN medications.

Execute patient care responsibilities consistently in the absence of physician, and respond to on-call emergencies in a prompt manner.

Participate in team care management and assist psychiatrist to meet client needs and improve client functioning.

Completes clinical records and other required documentation in accordance with agency, Payer and regulatory requirement, utilizing paper or computer technology as required.

Education/Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

Minimum licensing requirement Licensed Vocational Nurse, Licensed Psychiatric Technician or a Registered Nurse.

One (1) year working in a mental health setting required and preferably one year of experience in handling medications in a residential setting. Appropriate volunteer and internship experience will be considered.

Current First Aid and CPR Certification.

Benefits: We strive to maintain a diverse, motivated, and positive work environment. This is a full-time or part-time position and salary depends on experience and credentials, in a small program with a friendly, comfortable atmosphere and the ability to be hands on and gain valuable experience. You may be required to work one (1) weekend day and four (4) week days. We have an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 17 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) in your first year and 5% 401(k) matching and profit sharing.

Contact: Please respond including your resume. If you are selected to move forward in our process we will contact you to complete an application and criminal background check form (Required). Please no phone calls. Visit our web site for additional information on our company at: www.psynergy.org.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace.

Company Description

The commitment behind Psynergy's philosophy and services is the concept of doing more for our clients. Psynergy's extensive roster of daily activities provides both educational and recreational choices. On the clinical side, Psynergy brings together on-site psychiatric and inter disciplinary teams, including a bi-lingual professional staff. We continuously provide clients and their families a support team that assist in the process of recovery and community re-integration. Our talented Executive Chef creates healthy, fresh meals; our personal trainer, yoga teacher, and pet and equine therapy teams help deliver the very best elements of a community-living experience for individuals facing a variety of mental health and medical challenges. Focusing on client care that is individually planned, and coordinated, our treatment team provides coping skills for the multiple symptoms and behaviors that client's experience. We are committed to creating innovative options for individuals to move out of locked settings and into successful community living.

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