Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) / Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)Primary Location:
CA-CAGilroy-11500 Center AveFunction:
Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities, substance abuse issues and/or emotional or behavior challenges, medical complexities; children and adults with brain injury. As a Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) / Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) with CareMeridian you’ll be one of those special people.
For CareMeridian and The MENTOR Network the LPN/LVN is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.
To that end, the LPN/LVN role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.
CareMeridian is seeking a LPN/LVN to provide nursing services, training and support to address the medical psychiatric needs of individuals with developmental disabilities, substance abuse issues and/or emotional or behavioral challenges under the direction of the Director of Nursing (DON), Registered Nurse (RN) and or Physician.
The primary role of the LPN/LVN is to provide nursing care, within their scope of practice in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care, regulatory guidelines, CareMeridian's Policies and Procedures and under the general supervision of the Director of Nursing (DON), Registered Nurse (RN) and Physician. Emphasis is placed on CareMeridian's mission and values.
With the opportunities from coast to coast, when you join CareMeridian and the Mentor Network, you'll make a difference every day and help provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.
- Two year college degree in nursing or related field or state certificate
- One year of experience working with population served in a nursing capacity
- Current LPN/LVN licensure for state of residence
- Other education and experience plus licensure as required by state such as CPR/FA, HIV/AIDS certification, BBP and ACT training
- Experience working with medically fragile or complex patients such as brain injury, spinal cord injury, trach and/or ventilator dependent patients
- Compassion and patient advocacy a must!