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Estimated Pay $31 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Oceanside, California

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Job Description

Job Description
MHS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve people’s lives and instill hope by providing cost-effective community-based mental health, drug and alcohol recovery, and housing services. We continually seek new and improved ways of serving our clients and communities. MHS is an essential business.


The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Wellness Coach provides case management for an assigned group of clients including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the treatment plan. The incumbent will complete and oversee assignments to improve the diet, nutrition, and wellness of the clients.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Assumes an active role in the treatment team, providing appropriate input as needed.
  • Completes all charting and documentation in the electronic health records as contractually required and in timely manner as dictated by program requirements.
  • Coordinates medication orders and refills with pharmacies.
  • Responds promptly to client calls regarding medication issues.
  • Conducts comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history and physical health needs as part of the treatment team.
  • Provides client education on medications and their side effects.
  • Collaborates with Psychiatrist and Registered Nurse to monitor client wellbeing and medication compliance along with medication efficacy and side effects.
  • Responds appropriately to medical emergencies.
  • Takes and records vital signs.
  • Initiates appropriate and timely interventions on an ongoing basis and provides crisis intervention as needed.


  • Vocational Nursing diploma from an accredited program.
  • Current licensure as a Vocational Nurse in the State of California.
  • At least three years of experience treating psychiatric population.
  • Current California license as a vocational nurse.
  • Bilingual, Spanish speaking if the position serves Spanish speaking population
  • Experience working with psychiatric and dually diagnosed populations preferred.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and EHR software.
  • Ability to problem solve and react appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with a team.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

☒ Seeing

☒ Hearing

☒ Speaking

☒ Stooping/Bending

☒ Working in cramped spaces

☒ Moving around office

☒ Moving between offices/clients

☐ Driving

☐ Climbing

☐ Lifting/carrying heavy items

Pushing/pulling/dragging items

☐ Standing for long periods

☐ Working outside/underground

☒ Using hands/fingers

☒ Sitting for long periods of time

I can perform the above job duties:

☐ Without accommodation ☐ With accommodation. If so, please specify:


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.