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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016

Palm Springs Treatment Centers PALM SPRINGS, CA

Company
Palm Springs Treatment Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
200929
AJE Ref #
576115576
Location
PALM SPRINGS, CA
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier
provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring
addiction and mental health concerns, offering
residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each
facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an
individualized approach, upholding a high standard of
innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each
patient s needs. We are committed to providing and
promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with
co-occurring disorders through clinical services,
education, and research. Our purpose is to create
lifetime relationships for long-term recovery.
Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a
comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole
person physically, emotionally, mentally, and
spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the
life.
Michael s House Treatment Center is a refuge of healing
and recovery nestled at the base of the San Jacinto
Mountains in Palm Springs, California. For many years,
our warm, welcoming atmosphere has provided individuals
with the support, compassion, and education designed to
treat their specific recovery needs. With a wealth of
expertise, our caring treatment team members empower you
to reach your recovery goals and find the healthy,
wholesome, and fulfilling life that you deserve.
FRN is currently seeking an LPN/LVN, an entry level
position responsible for assessing patients medical
needs, monitoring medications, tracking TB skin tests,
monitoring random drug screens, and assisting the
psychiatrist/nurse practitioner/physician s assistant as
needed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to
inspire our clients confidence in both our staff and
the FRN Model of Treatment, by exhibiting both high
levels of knowledge and compassion. Do you have a
passion for working with patients with co-occurring
disorders and chemical dependence? Do you like to work
in a setting where you can really spend quality time
with your patients and work closely with the treatment
staff? Do you have the desire to serve as a Brand
Ambassador to FRN? If so, then we would be thrilled to
have you on our team! This position is located at
Foundations Recovery Network s facility, Michael s
House, in Palm Springs, California.
Requirements:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Monitors medication process for individuals living in
residential facilities, including supervision or
medication distribution and supervising the
self-administration process
Prepares Medication Administration Record (MAR)
Obtains, stores, and monitors medications according to
policy and procedure
Meets quality expectation of accuracy, completeness,
and is responsive to feedback
Meets quantity expectations of volume, consistent with
peers and relative to time in position
Meets timeliness expectations of completing work as
scheduled, demonstrating self-paced performance and
adjusting priorities as needed
Cross-trains and supports other divisions as needed or
requested by supervisor
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff
and the FRN Model of Treatment
Ability to consistently demonstrate, through conduct
and communications, the stability required to
effectively assist patients and their family members
through the FRN Model of Treatment
Ability to build relationships with diverse
individuals and groups
Understands need for and maintains appropriate
confidentiality at all times when interacting with
patients, residents, families, visitors, referral
sources, and all other contacts.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
required
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, with
demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks
and demands
Must have general knowledge of a variety of computer
software applications in work processing, spreadsheets,
and presentations (MS Work, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to
prioritize workload and meet deadlines
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors
own work to ensure quality
Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific
issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender
and culturally diverse groups into the organization
Education and Experience
High School Degree or GED required
Licensure: Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) , Licensed
Psychiatric Technician (LPT)
Licensed or certified as a chemical dependency
counselor/ or registered to become licensed or certified
This is an entry level position; one year working
within a medical facility preferred
General knowledge of a variety of computer software
applications in work processing, spreadsheets, and
presentations (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a
rewarding career, please take a moment to share your
background and experience with us by applying online.
FRN offers competitive compensation, commensurate with
experience, and benefits programs including medical,
dental, life insurance, and 401K.
FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone
calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms
to any employee at FRN via email, the Internet, or in
any form and/or method without a valid written search
agreement in place for this position will be deemed the
sole property of FRN. No fee will be paid in the event
the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the
referral or through other means.
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