1. Nursing
  2. Full-time
  3. Cliffside Malibu
  4. Malibu

LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse)

  1. Nursing
  2. Full-time
  3. Cliffside Malibu
  4. Malibu

Job description

Company Description

Cliffside Malibu is one of the nation’s premier drug and alcohol treatment centers, nestled in the Santa Monica mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, California. Cliffside Malibu caters to discerning clients in a luxurious setting.  Cliffside Malibu incorporates the Stages of Change model in its clinical modalities.  Each client is assessed and placed in an individualized treatment plan that includes a holistic, healthy approach to lasting recovery.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place.  Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them. 

Compensation Range: $27- 40 per hour

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience

Our Offer to You! 

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:   

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities 
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

Provide primary care to patients under the medical direction and supervision of the patients’ attending physicians and Executive Director of the facility, with an emphasis on assessment, illness prevention, and health care management. You will also assist in modifying the treatment plan to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of the patient.


  • Consult with physician(s) concerning patient evaluation and assist the Director of Nursing in planning and developing the nursing services to be performed for the patient.
  • Initiate requests for consultation or referral. Respond to requests from the patient, physician, or nursing staff.
  • Examine patients and their records and charts to distinguish between normal and abnormal findings in order to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional, or mental problems.
  • Determine when to refer the patient to a physician for evaluation, supervision, or directions.
  • Perform administrative duties regarding assigned patients, such as completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, studies, charting, etc.
  • Assist the Scheduler and Unit Coordinator in the scheduling of patient assessments, treatment plan development to ensure that such information is provided and transmitted on a timely basis.

This is a full-time, hourly position working 12 hour shifts.


  • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an LVN in the state of CA
  • Must possess a current, active CPR certification.
  • Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to health care facilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Knowledge of crisis management and therapeutic intervention
  • Knowledge of addiction, co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis, as well as 12-Step programs

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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