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Registered Nurse – Behavioral Health

Downtown/Ingleside Campus – Los Angeles/Rosemead, CA 

Behavioral Health Registered Nurse directs patient care to adult patients (age 18 and over) in accordance with the hospital’s philosophy and objectives.  Is an integral component of the multidisciplinary team and is actively involved in the therapeutic milieu.  Serves in supervising work assignments of all LVNs, LPTs and Mental Health Workers. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
One-year experience working in an acute inpatient setting or one-year experience with mentally ill population preferred.  Must possess a current CPR and AB508 certification with updates annually.  Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgment skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing.  Must be able to effectively utilize an electronic health record for patient care documentation.  Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Registered Nurse with current California license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 50 pounds.  Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.  Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Most work tasks are performed indoors.  This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents.  Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.

 

Registered Nurse – Urgent Care

Downtown Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

Responsible for overall delivery of care utilizing the nursing process to the pediatric, adult and geriatric patient in the Urgent Care setting.  Supervises LVNs, Medical Assistants and clerical staff. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
Requires at least one-year prior experience as a RN in an Urgent Care Unit or Emergency Room as a RN.  Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Must have knowledge and skill in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary.  Must maintain valid BCLS, ACLS and PALS card. Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing.  Must be able to effectively utilize an electronic health record for patient care documentation.  Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.  Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of California.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 50 pounds.  Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.  Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Most work tasks are performed indoors.  This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents.  Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.

Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit

Downtown Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

The Critical Care Nurse is a registered professional nurse with current licensure in the State of California.  Has advanced knowledge through education, training and experience to care for critically ill adult and geriatric patients.  In addition to providing direct and/or indirect total patient care for patients in the Critical Care Unit, serves as a resource to the other nursing units for application of advanced assessment and provision of consultative advice/direction when called upon to do so.  Conducts patient assessments, develops plan of care, implements and evaluates care according to specific patient age and/or developmental needs as outlined below.  Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

Requires a minimum of (2) years hospital experience as a RN with at least one-year critical care experience.  Experience in hemodynamic monitoring.  Critical care experience preferred.  Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Must have knowledge and skill in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary. Must maintain valid BCLS and ACLS card. Must have knowledge and skill in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary. Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing.  Must be able to effectively utilize an electronic health record for patient care documentation.  Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or Critical Care preferred.   Possess valid State of California Registered Nurse license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 50 pounds.  Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.  Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Most work tasks are performed indoors.  This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents.  Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.

Registered Nurse – Med Surg

Downtown Campus, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

Responsible for overall delivery of care utilizing the nursing process.  Provides direction to L.V.N.s, C.N.A.’s, and Unit Ward Clerks. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
Must have knowledge and skill in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary.  Must maintain valid BCLS card.  Requires at least one-year prior experience as a RN.  Must have knowledge and skill in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary.  Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing.  Must be able to effectively utilize an electronic health record for patient care documentation.  Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations. 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.   Registered Nurse with current California license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 50 pounds.  Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.  Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Most work tasks are performed indoors.  This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents.  Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.

Licensed Psychiatric Technician – Outpatient Program Services

Ingleside Campus, Rosemead, CA 90026

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Participates as an active member of the clinical team and demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients. Understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adult patients (i.e. physiological changes, cognitive/functional changes, nutritional needs, and psychosocial stressors to include separation/loss, abuse, and destructive behavior).
  2. Administers and charts medications for patients.  Demonstrates competency in medication dosages/ranges for adult patients.  May conduct medication education groups.
  3. Demonstrates an understanding of patient’s legal status: voluntary/involuntary, ward of court, conservatorship. Demonstrates an understanding of legal process for initiation of medication to adult with respect to consent (parental, court, guardian, and conservatorship).
  4. Is able to demonstrate capacity in establishing appropriate therapeutic boundaries; utilization of identified clinical resources to review boundaries; limit setting for behavior.
  5. Utilizes an understanding of applicable regulations specific to the adult patient, including LPS, Title XXII, Patient’s Rights, and Joint Commission.
  6. Assists in admission and discharge of patients following established procedures.  Assists Registered Nurses with generation of Admission Assessment and formulation of Nursing Care Plan on admission. May co-witness verbal consents for admission and medications from parent, guardian, etc.
  7. Assists the RN in identification of significant changes in the patient’s physical/mental status; notifies RN; Documents events in a precise manner.
  8. Recognizes untoward patient symptoms and behavior and records them in a precise manner (i.e. documents daily progress, short-term goals, education, etc.)
  9. Is supportive of the preservation of patients’ rights and confidentiality of information as set forth by regulatory agencies.
  10. Assists in provision of optimum physical and emotional environment.; corrects unsafe conditions whenever possible and reports to the Nurse in Charge; reports needed repairs; applies safety devices as ordered; conducts one-on-one therapeutic interactions with patients and escorts patients into activities, as necessary.
  11. Receives physician orders verbally or via telephone; assists physician with examination and treatment; collects data and records neurological checks; prepares patients for diagnostic tests.
  12. Demonstrates continuing education through active participation in staff meetings and outside seminars and assists the multidisciplinary team in providing quality care to patients, family and/or caregivers.
  13. Assists in orientation of new staff.
  14. Performs ancillary tasks pertaining to unit’s supplies and environment as designated according to shift assignments.
  15. May be asked to perform assessments for 5150’s.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
One-year experience working in an acute inpatient setting or one-year experience with mentally ill population preferred.  Must have a current CPR card and AB508 certification with updates annually. Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing.  Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have a current California license as an LPT.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 50 pounds.  Any workload exceeding 50 pounds will require assistance.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.  Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Most work tasks are performed indoors.  This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents.  Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors, and patients

Outpatient Therapist I – Outpatient Program Services

Ingleside Campus, Rosemead, CA 90026

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Responsible for all therapeutic groups and the daily therapeutic Milieu in the Outpatient Program Services, which includes our Intensive Outpatient Program, (IOP), and our Partial Hospitalization Program, (PHP).  Responsible for psychosocial histories, client orientation, processing inquiry calls, evaluating potential patients for admission (adult patients age 18 and over) and managing a case load. Case management follow-up with support systems when needed, facilitation of groups, appropriate documentation of the groups, and crisis intervention as needed. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Is eligible to be supervised by a licensed therapist by having a current Intern Certificate from the Board of Behavioral Sciences, (BBS).
  2. Performs initial assessment of potential adult patients and evaluates appropriateness for PHP as directed by the Manager.
  3. Psychosocial assessment completed within three (3) treatment days on assigned patients.
  4. Facilitate groups as needed and documents in the individual medical record of each patient the therapeutic interventions used and the patients response those interventions.
  5. Follow-up calls to absent clients as directed.
  6. Contact with support systems, i.e., board and care facilities, families, conservators.
  7. Providing milieu management.
  8. Recognizes and demonstrates the ability for restraints following unsuccessful attempts of least restrictive alternative measures.
  9. Knowledge of CMS, Joint Commission, and DMH regulations regarding Partial Hospitalization.
  10. Preparing initial treatment plans and treatment plan updates on all caseloads.
  11. Assist in development and ongoing refinement of program schedule and curriculum.
  12. Assist with Performance Improvement (PI) activities as requested.
  13. Utilization review on all patients as directed by Program Manager.
  14. Attendance and participation at treatment team meetings, staff meetings, hospital meetings and hospital committees.
  15. Consistent documentation of all levels of patient involvement in the program, e.g., attendance, group participation, charges associated with patient care.
  16. Generating and maintaining reports pertaining to client participation in the program.
  17. Discharge and Post Discharge planning, including placement if needed.
  18. Participation in community outreach, i.e., facility visits, developing strong working relationships with referral sources, maintaining productivity and attendance reports, etc.
  19. Maintains thorough knowledge of the hospital’s treatment programs
  20. Coordinates and participates in direct liaison with referral sources throughout the patient referral, admission and discharge process.
  21. Responds to all requests for general information about treatment programs and provides information regarding specific or general topics in response to community needs.
  22. Develops, promotes and conducts community education and public service information programs (i.e., seminars, symposiums, lectures and workshops), if requested and as appropriate to licensure.
  23. Performs other duties as assigned. 

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
1-2 years’ experience in Mental Health, preferred. Trainee experience as a therapist in an outpatient setting, IOP/PHP, preferred.  Must possess a current BLS card and AB508 certification with updates annually.  Must possess speed, consistency, and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativity through writing.  Must be able to work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be a graduate of an accredited institution and have received a degree in counseling, Social Work, and/or psychology and must be currently certified by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, (BBS), as an Intern. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The position requires pushing, pulling, and lifting materials not exceeding 15 pounds.  Any workload exceeding 15 pounds will require assistance.  Requires grasping, writing, standing, reaching, sitting, lifting, squatting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.  Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with employees, physicians, visitors and patients.  Must have the ability to hear warning horns or sirens.  Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near and far visions.  Requires manual and finger dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Most work tasks are performed indoors.  This position requires one to work varying schedules and in varying units to meet the shifting needs of the hospital.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by the hospital’s environmental systems. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There may be exposure to some potentially toxic substances, such as medication and cleaning agents.  Frequent contact with employees, physicians, visitors, and patients

Outpatient Therapist II – Outpatient Program Services

Ingleside Campus, Rosemead, CA 90026

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Responsible for all therapeutic groups and the daily therapeutic Milieu in the Outpatient Program Services, which includes our Intensive Outpatient Program, (IOP), and our Partial Hospitalization Program, (PHP).  Responsible for psychosocial histories, client orientation, processing inquiry calls, evaluating potential patients for admission (adult patients age 18 and over) and managing a case load. Case management follow-up with support systems when needed, facilitation of groups, appropriate documentation of the groups, and crisis intervention as needed. Demonstrates clinical competence in the provision of nursing care specific to adult patients and understands and utilizes the growth/development stages of adults.
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Supervises Board of Behavioral Sciences, (BBS), and Interns as per licensure.
  2. Performs initial assessment of potential adult patients and evaluates appropriateness for PHP as directed by the Manager.
  3. Psychosocial assessment completed within three (3) treatment days on assigned patients.
  4. Recognizes and demonstrates the ability for restraints following unsuccessful attempts of least restrictive alternative measures.
  5. Facilitate groups as needed and documents in the individual medical record of each patient the therapeutic interventions used and the patients response those interventions.
  6. Conducting individual sessions with clients on caseload and completes billing sheets as appropriate.
  7. Follow-up calls to absent clients as directed.
  8. Contact with support systems, i.e., board and care facilities, families, conservators.
  9. Providing milieu management.
  10. Knowledge of CMS, Joint Commission, and DMH regulations regarding Partial Hospitalization.
  11. Preparing initial treatment plans and treatment plan updates on all caseloads
  12. Assist in development and ongoing refinement of program schedule and curriculum.
  13. Assist with Performance Improvement (PI) activities as requested.
  14. Utilization review on all patients as directed by Program Manager.
  15. Attendance and participation at treatment team meetings, staff meetings, hospital meetings and hospital committees.
  16. Consistent documentation of all levels of patient involvement in the program, e.g., attendance, group participation, charges associated with patient care.
  17. Generating and maintaining reports pertaining to client participation in the program.
  18. Discharge and Post Discharge planning, including placement if needed.
  19. Participation in community outreach, i.e., facility visits, developing strong working relationships with referral sources, maintaining productivity and attendance reports, etc.
  20. Maintains thorough knowledge of the hospital’s treatment programs
  21. Coordinates and participates in direct liaison with referral sources throughout the patient referral, admission and discharge process.
  22. Responds to all requests for general information about treatment programs and provides information regarding specific or general topics in response to community needs.
  23. Develops, promotes and conducts community education and public service information programs (i.e., seminars, symposiums, lectures and workshops), if requested and as appropriate to licensure.
  24. Performs other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
3-5 years experience in Mental Health, preferred.  1-2 years experience as a therapist in an outpatient setting, IOP/PHP, preferred.  Must possess a current CPR card and AB508 certification with updates annually.  Must possess speed, consistency and accuracy in tasks, meeting precise tolerances and standards.  Ability to demonstrate flexibility in work environment, performing a variety of changing tasks.  Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with others on a team.  Be able to sustain concentration and prolonged commitment to tasks.  Display a high level of cognitive, interpretive or judgement skills.  Ability to influence others, plan, negotiate, direct, control or monitor others’ activities.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be able to express creativit