Licensed Vocational Nurse, Project-Based Housing

Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA ● Los Angeles, CA, USA Req #11098
Wednesday, June 12, 2024


Title:  LVN, Project-Based Housing
Department: Housing
Site Location: 6th Street Place, 401 E. 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Reports to: Assistant Director
Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt (hourly), Non-Management
Shift Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am-4:30pm with some flexibility based on client need.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Planning (403b), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), etc. 


The People Concern has partnered with the Department of Health Services (DHS) Housing for Health (HFH) program to provide housing and Intensive Case Management Services (ICMS) to people with a prior experience of homelessness, many of whom live with physical and mental health conditions alongside complications from substance use. Once enrolled int eh program and housed within Project-based Housing, the goal is to help individuals with housing retention by providing intensive individualized services.

The LVN role will function as part of a multi-disciplinary team and provide medical interventions to individuals matched to Project-based Housing. The LVN will assume responsibility of medication coordination, triage of health symptoms, and follow-up regarding treatment planning and appointments.


1.    Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive, integrated care to individuals experiencing homelessness, mental illness and substance addiction.
2.    Provide basic nursing services as needed, including injections, to clients residing in permanent supportive housing. 
3.    Remain current in knowledge of Medi-Cal benefits and healthcare systems navigation, which includes ability to enroll clients in Med-Cal.
4.    Coordinate PCP appointments or other medical follow up appointments.
5.    Provide medical case management and medication management to individuals including but not limited to medication monitoring, patient teaching, and supportive services to increase compliance with medication regimens.
6.    Along with Program Manager, maintain medication logs for clients receiving psychiatry services from The People Concern.
7.    Coordinate with pharmacy to ensure client medication is delivered on time.
8.    Document and chart all services provided in appropriate charting form with accuracy and in real time.
9.    Collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external programs on behalf of clients to ensure continuity of care.
10.    Provide crisis intervention assistance when needed.
11.    Triage to appropriate community agency resources in an emergency (i.e., police, paramedics, fire department).
12.    Maintain open communication with direct supervisor and leadership team.
13.    Participate in weekly staff meetings and weekly individual supervision.
14.    Ensure that medical services are reflective of the agency’s treatment model, which emphasizes member choice, harm reduction, trauma-informed care, and psycho-social rehabilitation.
15.    Maintain confidentiality at all times, per HIPAA and all applicable guidelines.


1.    Current, California license as a Licensed Vocational Nurse with a clear license.
2.    Minimum one years’ experience working with individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, mental health, and substance abuse issues
3.    Able to physically lift, move, and position members as needed.
4.    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and database applications.
5.    Detail oriented with excellent time management, organizational, written, verbal, interpersonal, and computer skills.
6.    Valid CA Driver’s license, reliable car, auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record.
7.    Able to obtain and maintain CPR/1st Aid certification.


1.    Office environment with occasional field activities 
2.    Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and occasionally lift or carry up to 35 pounds.
3.    May be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor.
4.    May need to bend, stoop, twist, and sit throughout the day.
5.    Will necessitate working in busy and at times loud environments
6.    Will be exposed to elements like cold, heat, dust, noise and odor


  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain a professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to prioritize different tasks with minimal supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Equal Opportunity Employer  

The People Concern is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the most qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, credit history, sexual orientation, arrest and court record, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or other applicable laws.   

 About the People Concern 

The People Concern empowers the most vulnerable among us to rebuild their lives. One of Los Angeles County’s largest social services agencies, The People Concern was formed in 2016 in a merger of two trusted social service organizations based in Los Angeles County, OPCC and Lamp Community. Informed by more than fifty-eight years of work in the community, The People Concern is a leading provider of, and advocate for, evidence-based solutions to the multi-faceted challenges inherent in homelessness and domestic violence. 
With compassion and profound respect for those we serve, we provide a fully integrated system of care – including outreach, interim housing, mental and medical health care, substance abuse services, domestic violence services, life skills & wellness programs, and permanent supportive housing – tailored to the unique needs of homeless individuals, survivors of domestic violence, challenged youth, and others who have nowhere else to turn. 
The People Concern’s model of integrated and comprehensive care empowers our participants to navigate the multi-faceted obstacles in their lives, become their best selves, and ultimately, connect with and contribute to their communities. 

Benefits & Perks  

  • Medical Insurance  
  • Vision Insurance  
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Retirement Planning (403b) & Matching 
  • Paid Holidays  
  • Paid Vacation Days 
  • Paid Sick Days 
  • Employee Assistance Plans (EAP) 
  • TELUS Health  
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) 
  • Basic Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) 
  • Voluntary Short- and Long-Term Disability 
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance 
  • Discounts on Hotels, Theme Parks, Concerts, Movies, Restaurants & More 
  • The People Concern University & Certificates  
  • Corporate Discounts 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $35.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $37.50
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • Job Start Date Wednesday, June 12, 2024