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Psychiatric Evaluation Team RN

Glendale, California

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health

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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Psychiatric Acute-Adult
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72

The posted compensation range of $11.85 - $15.77 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2022-267336 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 0700-1900 Remote No Category Mental Health
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Overview

Founded in 1926 Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is a 334-bed acute care nonprofit community hospital located in Glendale California. The hospital offers a full complement of services including its award winning heart center the colorectal surgery institute a gastrointestinal program and is a Los Angeles County approved primary stroke center. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/glendalememorial for more information.


Responsibilities

The Psychiatric Evaluation Team RN is an authorized Registered Nurse having completed all requirements for Los Angeles County LPS designation to evaluate and/or place mentally disordered persons from surrounding communities meeting criteria for Involuntary Hospitalization on 5150 Holds to Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center for 72-hour emergency intervention.

  • Will work ON CALL, 12 hour shifts, 3 days a week.
  • Performs clinical assessments of patients; evaluates mental status, psychiatric, drug history and other psychosocial needs and makes appropriate recommendations for disposition. 
  • Contacts families/placements if appropriate to assist with assessment. Reviews recommendations with appropriate psychiatrist before determining disposition.
  • Communicates with treatment team staff on each evaluation prior to dispositioning the patient to either inpatient or outpatient status. Continues to maintain effective communication with treatment team staff as appropriate throughout the process of evaluation and disposition. 
  • Documents all evaluations, 72-hour holds, treatment plans and continuing care plans in standardized format and according to established policies and procedures, LPS criteria, and California mental health statutes. Documents in medical record appropriately.

Qualifications
Requirements:
  • Minimum 3 year Mental/Behavioral Health experience required
  • Los Angeles County Lanterman-Petris Short (LPS) certification required
  • Graduate of Accredited RN school of Nursing
  • Registered Nurse with current California license required
  • Minimum 1 year acute care registered nursing experience in Med/Surg preferred
  • Current AHA BLS required
  • Current certification in psychiatric nursing or alcohol and drug abuse counseling and Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) or Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training preferred

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