Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Psychiatric Technician
Employment Type: Full-Time
The Sierra Vista Hospital location, a 171-bed psychiatric care facility located in south Sacramento, is a full-service mental health facility and a center of support for patients and their families. Since 1986, we have offered our clinical expertise to those suffering from emotional, behavioral and addiction problems.
Current Opening: Full Time
The LVN/LPT performs under the direction of a Registered Nurse in providing nursing care to assigned patients, utilizing basic understanding of psychiatric and personality disorders.
Why is Sierra Vista Hospital a great place to work?
* Dynamic people
* Team-oriented environment
* Opportunity for advancement
* Great training program for new grads!
* Rewarding career opportunities
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Education: Graduate from an accredited professional vocational school of nursing as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or vocational training as a Psychiatric Technician.
Experience: Minimum one (1) year as a LVN/LPT in psychiatric nursing preferred.
Licensure: Licensed to practice vocational nursing from the State Board of Nursing or Psychiatric Technicians. Valid driver's license preferred.
Additional Requirements: Must pass a medication administration exam before administering medications. CPR certification, and successful completion of the hospital's designated behavioral and physical management training program, including de-escalation and appropriate use of seclusion and restraint required prior to assisting in the procedures. May be required to work overtime and flexible hours.
Benefits available for FT & PT positions: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, and 401k