LVN Supervisor/Manager

Oakland, CA 94601

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 17026 Pay Rate: 74K- 104K

Job Description

We are currently hiring for a Licenced Vocational Nurse or License Psychiatric Technician in Oakland, CA. This is a Full Time Direct Hire position. 
Shifts Available:
Full Time; PM 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Full Time; NOC 11:00 pm - 7:30 am

Short Hour .4; NOC 11:00 pm - 7:30 am; Every Friday and Every other Saturday and Sunday

Wage range $34.12 - $50.11 Hourly 

This supervisory position provides recovery focused services related to the safe and appropriate administration of medical treatment (including medications) as prescribed by the physician. Provides supervision to Behavioral Health Specialists and LVNs/LPTs.

• Oversees and provides direct nursing care
• Organizes prioritizes, and delegates work on the assigned shift
• Supervises designated staff; provides orientation and training; directs the recruitment, selection, and when necessary, disciplinary action for designated direct reports
• Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with members served
• Provides nursing care and assists in the welcoming, admissions, and discharge processes
• Collects data relevant to the care of members served; develops and implements nursing care plans
• Demonstrates knowledge of crisis management and intervention
• Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner
• Administers medication and treatments to members served
• Adheres to medication management policies and procedures
• Coordinates and participates in counting medications and giving reports at the beginning and end of each shift
• Receives and presents a change of shift reports as assigned
• Notifies the prescriber and nursing supervisor of any changes in behavior or condition
• Documents the progress of members served toward their Recovery Plan goals
• Attends and participates in community meetings and groups
• Actively participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings



· Graduation from an accredited LVN or LPT program and current licensure

·  Current CPR/BLS certificate

· Two (2) years of LVN/LPT experience in health care environment

· One (1) year of supervisory experience         

· Must be CPR, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), and First Aid certified on date of employment or within 60 days of employment and maintain current certification throughout employment

• Previous experience with population to be served and/or work in a similar program setting
• Understanding of psychiatric illness and its treatment, and knowledge of psychotropic medication
• Two (2) years of LVN/LPT experience in health care environment
• One (1) year of supervisory experience

• Ability to review and implement Recovery/Treatment plans
• Ability to administer oral and injectable medications
• Ability to provide input by reporting observations and concerns, and ask appropriate questions
• Ability to implement crisis de-escalation techniques

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit, squat, kneel, twist, push, pull and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently walk, stand, bend, reach and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity as well as Hazardous Exposure (Blood Borne Pathogens, Hospital Waste, Chemical & Infectious).

Meet Your Recruiter

Jennifer Zamora

As a Recruiter, Jennifer works on placing Administrative and Customer Service positions. Jennifer graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Prior to working with Marquee Staffing, Jennifer worked in the education field for eight years. She worked with and taught elementary school students. Jennifer decided to pivot into recruiting because she is passionate about helping others find their next role or career move.

Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys exploring the outdoors with her dog, cooking new recipes, and going to Disneyland with her family.

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