Licensed Vocational Nurse, CDCR - Psychiatric Inpatient Program -PIP
Job Number: 5602180
Location: Salinas Valley State Prison - Soledad
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Bay Area
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Licensed Vocational Nurse, CDCR -Psychiatric Inpatient Program -PIP
$72,804 - $80,364 Annual Range

Under the supervision of a Supervising Registered Nurse (SRN)/SRN III, Correctional Facility (CF), the Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) provides basic and technical nursing care consistent with applicable policies, procedures, and regulations to patients at the PIP.  The PIP LVN, CDCR, in collaboration with the Registered Nurses (RN), CF, the Mental Health staff, and the PIP care team, ensures the delivery of appropriate and timely health care to patients and coordinates interdisciplinary communication to promote continuity of care.  The PIP LVN, CDCR provides technical patient care under valid authorization by a providerís order and the delegation and clinical direction of the RN, CF, provides support to the PIP care team for daily PIP operations, and communicates effectively with patients, members of the PIP care team, and other members of the health care team. The PIP LVN, CDCR is responsible for addressing the ongoing needs of patients, working with the physicians and other health care providers, and promoting the efficient, appropriate, and cost-effective use of health care resources. 
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order on August 19, 2021 which requires workers working in a healthcare setting at all local and state correctional facilities and detention centers be vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all workers identified under the CDPH Order are required to either be vaccinated or submit a medical or religious accommodation. While working through either of these interactive processes, staff shall wear an N95 mask and test twice-weekly (with at least 72 hours between each test) until they comply with the August 19, 2021 CDPH Order. 

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