When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.
Provides clinical assessment and evaluation of individuals on the hospital premises for the purpose of crisis intervention which may include a determination for a 5150 involuntary detainment as a result of a mental illness. Responsible for the day-to-day integration of psychiatric department resources with the needs of other clinical departments and organizations within the community such as nursing facilities, physicians' offices, hospitals, therapists, etc. Assumes a proactive role in extending clinical expertise and guidance to any department or community entity, as required, in helping to manage the care of psychiatric patients outside of the Della Martin Center. Performs marketing and public relations duties in support of Della Martin Center. May require Patient Flow Coordination duties for designated hours and to cover vacations and extra shifts. This position may require flexibility of hours.
Minimum 3 year post-license experience in Mental Health field and 2 years crisis intervention experience.
Licensed Mental Health Professional in the State of California. Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Required. Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.
LPS Designation by the county of Los Angeles, Department of Mental Health. Current Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of California. Current American Heart Association BLS Course C required. MAB (Management of Assaultive Behavior) required. MAB must be taken during the new hire orientation process and prior to providing patient care. Must be renewed annually.
Possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and standards by JCAHO, DMH and other regulatory agencies.