Behavioral Health System Registered Nurse Outpatient - Full Time

  • 5538 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92105, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Alvarado Parkway Institute (API) provides comprehensive adult inpatient behavioral health and addictive disorders services in a 66 bed hospital setting located in La Mesa, California. At Alvarado Parkway Institute, we are committed to improving the mental health and well-being of our community. Alvarado Parkway Institute is San Diego's leading provider of comprehensive mental health and substance abuse care. API offers a variety of Outpatient Services designed to assist patients in functioning at the highest level. API provides Partial Hospitalization services and Intensive Outpatient services. These programs emphasize symptom management, community integration and prevention of hospitalization or re-hospitalization. Value added services enhance the patient's treatment experience. Our mission at API is to improve mental health and quality of life by helping people maximize their potential.

Alvarado Parkway Institute offers a comprehensive benefit package for our full time and part time employees including a generous PDO (Paid Days Off) accrual rate. We offer Sharp and Kaiser HMO medical plans, Guardian Dental, Aetna Vision and other value added plans including Aflac and Legal Shield. Alvarado Parkway Institute provides a $15,000 Basic Life and AD&D benefit paid for in full by API.

Job Description

Registered Nurse - Full Time 

Sign On Bonus Offered for a Limited Time - This position is Monday through Friday Day Shift

Supervises and monitors nursing care provided.  Assures patient needs are managed and addressed in the plan of care.  Interacts with other disciplines to assure quality care is provided within policies and parameters defined by the nursing management.

Essential Functions:

 

 Administer and record medications given during shift of duty as prescribed by the medical staff. 

 Perform comprehensive nursing assessments on all patients and establish a nursing plan of care based on assessment outcomes. 

Complete required documentation according to established policies and procedures
 

Inform respective staff of changes in conditions, accurately document and transcribe physician orders and communicate orders to other departments according to established policies and procedures. 
 

Attend in-service programs and staff meetings to keep current with nursing practice and facility policies. 

 

Qualifications

  • Nursing degree from an accredited college or university
  • Holds a current and active California state Registered Nursing license 
  • Previous outpatient experience in a psychiatric facility preferred

Additional Information

Work where you can make a positive impact and lasting difference in people's lives.
Join our team of compassionate healthcare professionals and commit to improving mental health and quality of life by helping people maximize their potential. Because you matter!