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Careers at L.A.D.M.C.

Registered Nurse – Urgent Care

Starting rate: $39 – 45 per hour; new graduates to experience.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, 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.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (Float) – Med Surg

Starting rate: $25 – 30 per hour; new graduates to experience.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing those aspects of patient care permitted by licensure under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, including evaluation, medication administration and general care of adult and geriatric patients.  Assist in providing supervision and guidance to nurse assistants.  Under the direction of a registered nurse, teaches patients’ and families effectively. 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 prior experience working on a nursing unit as a LVN preferred.  Must have knowledge and skills in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary.  State of California I.V. certification is preferred.  Must maintain valid BCLS card.  Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.  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 work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Graduate from an accredited program for Vocational Nurses and licensed 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.

LVN / LPT – Inpatient Unit – Behavioral Health

Starting rate: $25 – 30 per hour; new graduates to experience.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

Planning and providing patient care to adult patients (ages 18 and over) under the direction of a Registered Nurse. 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

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.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have a current California LVN or LPT 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.

Nursing Supervisor (House Supervisor)

Starting rate: $45 – 50 per hour.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Serves as Nursing Administrator in the absence of the DON.  Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel on evening, night and weekend shifts to maintain continuity for 24-hour hour delivery of nursing care.  Ensures that nursing assessment process is accurate and complete.  Ensures staffing needs are adequate based on assessment, acuity and maintained within budgetary and staffing matrix guidelines.  Serves as liaison between employees, physicians and Administration.  Ensures that hospital departments operate smoothly and that employees fulfill their job responsibilities/assignments.  Participates with Nursing Administration in the development and implementation of the philosophy and objectives for Nursing Services. 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

A minimum of two (2) years experience as a Registered Nurse, one (1) year in an acute psychiatric setting.  One (1) year previous experience in a supervisory capacity preferred. Registered Nurse with current California license.  LPS designation preferred.  Ability to perform EKGs with annual competency.  Must have a current CPR card and AB508 certification with updates annually.  Must demonstrate the skills necessary to provide quality care specific to the ages 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 work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Possess BS in Nursing from an accredited school of Nursing, or a diploma, or Associate Degree in Nursing with evidence of attendance at regular and ongoing education programs.

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

Starting rate: $39 – 45 per hour; new graduates to experience.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, 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.

Registered Nurse – Med Surg Charge Nurse

Starting rate: $42 – 48 per hour.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Responsible for overall delivery of care utilizing the nursing process.  Provides direction to RNs, LVNs, CNA.s, Unit Clerks 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

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 maintain valid BCLS and ACLS card.  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 work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Registered Nurse with current California license.  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 – Urgent Care Charge Nurse

Starting rate: $42 – 48 per hour; new graduates to experience.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Responsible for overall delivery of care utilizing the nursing process.  Provides direction to RNs, LVNs, CNA.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

Requires at least one-year prior experience as a Patient Support or Emergency Room RN.  Must have knowledge and skill in techniques of good nursing care and adequate technical vocabulary.  Must maintain valid ACLS, BCLS, PALS card and have basic EKG experience.  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 work alone effectively under stress in certain situations.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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

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 (Float) – Behavioral Health

Starting rate: $39 – 45 per hour; new graduates to experience.
Downtown Campus, 1711 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026

 

Administers direct 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 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.

Outpatient Therapist I – Outpatient Program Services

Starting rate: $30 – 35 per hour.
Ingleside Campus, 7500 Hellman Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770

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

Starting rate: $35 – 40 per hour.
Ingleside Campus, 7500 Hellman Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770

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 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 preferably certified by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Completion of supervisory training preferred. Ability to supervise Interns as per licensure, preferred. Case Management and group facilitation experience preferred.

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

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Therapist – Full Time

Starting rate: $26 – 35 per hour.
Ingleside Campus, 7500 Hellman Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Therapist is responsible for patient evaluation, treatment, and all phases of Psychiatric Rehabilitation documentation. The Therapist will function as a team member and will treat patients in groups and in one-on-one sessions for the purposes of reaching, restoring, reinforcing and enhancing functional skills. 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. Completes initial assessments on all patients within 72 hours of admission.
  2. Focuses on functional skill deficits in the physical, social, cultural, recreational, health maintenance and rehabilitation areas of patient needs.
  3. Encourages patient participation in activity planning.
  4. Participates as a member of the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team and contributes to the treatment team plan based on the patient’s goals and interventions.
  5. Plans and implements a program of Psychiatric Rehabilitation activities to meet goals and interventions for each patient. This includes groups and one-on-one sessions as indicated.
  6. Documents patient’s attendance after each therapy group.
  7. Documents the progress of each patient, as it relates to his or her Multidisciplinary Treatment Plan, on the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Weekly Note.
  8. Recognizes and demonstrates the ability for restraints following unsuccessful attempts of least restrictive alternative measures.
  9. Completes a Discharge Summary of each patient.
  10. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of Psychiatric Rehabilitation supplies, equipment, indoor clinic, and outdoor areas.
  11. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of group rooms on unit and reports concerns as needed.
  12. Demonstrates the ability to maintain a safe environment and to use all supplies, tools and equipment as directed.
  13. Responsible for maintenance of posters, inspirational and informational sayings displayed on units.
  14. Is cost conscious in the use of equipment and materials.
  15. Reports any improvement opportunities and/or department concerns to the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Manager and/or the Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
  16. Attends departmental meetings, inservice meetings, and participates in the leading of inservices when requested.
  17. Evaluates self-performance to identify learning needs and to obtain guidance for self-improvement.
  18. Participates in staff development programs and additional educational opportunities in order to reinforce and enhance professional knowledge and skills and to demonstrate competency to handle emergencies.
  19. Organizes regular “special events”, holiday celebrations, cookouts, etc.
  20. Rotates unit assignment and/or Patient Activity Responsibilities as Directed by Supervisor.
  21. Performs all treatments and procedures according to the Departmental and Administrative Policies and Procedures Manuals.
  22. Completes other duties as assigned and delegated by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Manager and/or the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Director.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
Eligible for certification or certification completed in identified field (Recreation Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Movement/Dance Therapy or Occupational Therapy). Must posses a current CPR card and AB508 certification with updates annually. One-year prior experience in working with mentally ill adult patients (Ages 18 and over) preferred. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, effectively interacting with patients, physicians and hospital personnel. 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 Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. (i.e. Music, Art, Movement/Dance or Occupational Therapy).

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
Work tasks are performed indoors as well as outdoors. Indoor 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.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Therapist – Part Time

Starting rate: $26 – 35 per hour.
Ingleside Campus, 7500 Hellman Ave, Rosemead, CA 91770

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Therapist is responsible for patient evaluation, treatment, and all phases of Psychiatric Rehabilitation documentation. The Therapist will function as a team member and will treat patients in groups and in one-on-one sessions for the purposes of reaching, restoring, reinforcing and enhancing functional skills. 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. Completes initial assessments on all patients within 72 hours of admission.
  2. Focuses on functional skill deficits in the physical, social, cultural, recreational, health maintenance and rehabilitation areas of patient needs.
  3. Encourages patient participation in activity planning.
  4. Participates as a member of the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team and contributes to the treatment team plan based on the patient’s goals and interventions.
  5. Plans and implements a program of Psychiatric Rehabilitation activities to meet goals and interventions for each patient. This includes groups and one-on-one sessions as indicated.
  6. Documents patient’s attendance after each therapy group.
  7. Documents the progress of each patient, as it relates to his or her Multidisciplinary Treatment Plan, on the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Weekly Note.
  8. Recognizes and demonstrates the ability for restraints following unsuccessful attempts of least restrictive alternative measures.
  9. Completes a Discharge Summary of each patient.
  10. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of Psychiatric Rehabilitation supplies, equipment, indoor clinic, and outdoor areas.
  11. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of group rooms on unit and reports concerns as needed.
  12. Demonstrates the ability to maintain a safe environment and to use all supplies, tools and equipment as directed.
  13. Responsible for maintenance of posters, inspirational and informational sayings displayed on units.
  14. Is cost conscious in the use of equipment and materials.
  15. Reports any improvement opportunities and/or department concerns to the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Manager and/or the Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.
  16. Attends departmental meetings, inservice meetings, and participates in the leading of inservices when requested.
  17. Evaluates self-performance to identify learning needs and to obtain guidance for self-improvement.
  18. Participates in staff development programs and additional educational opportunities in order to reinforce and enhance professional knowledge and skills and to demonstrate competency to handle emergencies.
  19. Organizes regular “special events”, holiday celebrations, cookouts, etc.
  20. Rotates unit assignment and/or Patient Activity Responsibilities as Directed by Supervisor.
  21. Performs all treatments and procedures according to the Departmental and Administrative Policies and Procedures Manuals.
  22. Completes other duties as assigned and delegated by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Manager and/or the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Director.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED
Eligible for certification or certification completed in identified field (Recreation Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Movement/Dance Therapy or Occupational Therapy). Must posses a current CPR card and AB508 certification with updates annually. One-year prior experience in working with mentally ill adult patients (Ages 18 and over) preferred. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, effectively interacting with patients, physicians and hospital personnel. 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 Bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. (i.e. Music, Art, Movement/Dance or Occupational Therapy).

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
Work tasks are performed indoors as well as outdoors. Indoor 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.

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