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Company: Stars Behavioral Health Group
Location: Joshua Tree, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Stars Behavioral Health Group was recently certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®, based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys. According to the study, 75 percent of employees say it is a great workplace.

We are committed to providing a career-enhancing environment for dedicated professionals desiring to improve the lives of people living with mental health and other challenges to their wellbeing. SBHG currently employs approximately 1,700 people at more than 45 different sites throughout California. We serve more than 30,000 adults, children, youth and families annually throughout the state. We strongly value and are committed to having a truly diverse workforce and environment- including LGBTQ, cultural, racial, and ethnic diversity in our workforce. We also value lived experience and employ staff who have been consumers of behavioral healthcare or other social services, or supported a consumer as a family member or caregiver.

Our experienced staff of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Specialists, Parent Partners and other therapists/counselors provide case management, mental health care and a range of support services in our outpatient clinics and 24/7 treatment facilities, and in community settings such as schools and homes. Our dedicated teams work collaboratively and in partnership with family members, school administrators and faculty, county social workers, case managers, probation officers and other community-based agencies.


 The LVN / LPT provides direct client care including the administration of medications, including injections. Engages clients and families to assess and diagnoses physical health status. Formulates and implements an effective nursing care plan understanding psychiatric illness and its treatment as appropriate for Scope of Practice. Demonstrates an understanding of age related development and other issues for the population(s).


Applicants must have attained the age of 18 years of age

is contingent on:

  • Successfully completing a pre-employment Health Screening and a TB clearance

  • Receipt of “clear” or approved Live Scan results and Criminal Background Clearance

NEW GRADS WELCOME - Graduation from an accredited school of licensed vocational
nursing or psychiatric technology required.

Associate's degree, preferred.


One (1) year service experience treating the mentally ill in an inpatient setting, preferred.

One (1) year medication administration experience, preferred.

License or Certification

Valid California LVN or LPT license.

Current CPR certification.

First Aid certification from persons qualified by agencies including but not limited to the American Red Cross.   

Physical Requirements

Ability to visually and audibly assess client's behavior and needs.

Ability to stand for long periods of time preparing and administering medications.


Assaultive clients

Blood and Body Fluid Contact  (Category I)


Demonstrated use of CSI.
Demonstrated use of Standard Precautions.

We offer: 

  • Free employee health insurance offered for applicable full time positions
  • DailyPay
  • MFTI and ACSW's receive supervision for BBS hours
  • Competitive compensation
  • Rewarding work environment with excellent opportunities for career growth
  • Excellent work/life balance including generous vacation and holiday pay
  • A unique environment – we're an employee owned organization! 
  • Meaningful relationships with your co-workers and the individuals we serve
  • Family-oriented environment
  • On the job training including paid CEU opportunities and career development
  • Flexible work schedule and environment
  • Mileage reimbursement
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