Registered Nurse Outpatient - Full Time

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

Company Description

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.


API is currently hiring ………



Job Description

Registered Nurse - Full Time 

Sign On Bonus - 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. 



  • 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

Alvarado Parkway Institute is recognized for its ease of access to mental health services and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient. Our team of skilled physicians and mental health professionals carefully assess and triage prospective patients to address their specific needs. We use an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to provide rich and innovative programs for treatment of psychiatric and addictive disorders. Our goal is to provide rapid stabilization and interventions that allow our patients to live happier and healthier lives.