Working for Metrocare isn’t just a job. It’s a career where your skills and passion for delivering quality care make a positive difference to the individuals that we serve.
Metrocare is the largest provider of mental health services in Dallas County, serving more than 57,000 adults and children annually. For more than fifty (50) years, Metrocare has provided an array of services available to people with mental and developmental disabilities. In addition to behavioral health services, Metrocare provides primary care centers for adults and children, accessible pharmacies, housing and supportive social services. Through the Altshuler Center for Education & Research we are advancing mental health beyond Dallas County.
The Licensed Vocational Nurse, is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of consumers for a designated time frame and provides care to those consumers via the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the therapeutic environment, treatment and modalities and interdisciplinary collaboration. Nursing and paraprofessional staff report to the shift Charge LVN.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing and licensed in the State of Texas with 0 to 1 year of experience. Strongly prefer Mental Health, Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse related experience.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, TRAINING, REGISTRATIONS:
Metrocare couldn’t have a great employee-first culture without great benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive salary, exceptional training and an outstanding benefits package:
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Tobacco Free Facilities - Metrocare is committed to promoting the health, well-being and safety of Metrocare team members, guests, and individuals and families we serves while on the facility campuses. Therefore, Metrocare facilities and grounds are tobacco-free.
No calls from staffing agencies or independent recruiters