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Registerd Nurse - Behavioral Health - (24274)

Facility Name
Del Amo Hospital
TORRANCE, CA 90505 US (Primary)
Career Area
Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Job Description


Welcome and thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Del Amo Behavioral Health Systems of Southern California!

Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides inpatient and outpatient behavioral health treatment for children, adolescents and adults in Los Angeles of Southern California. Led by clinicians recognized for their expertise in mental illness, Del Amo Behavioral Health System provides a peaceful setting for those seeking treatment for mental health, detoxification, sexual addiction, eating disorders, and trauma-related issues. To learn more about our programs and services, please visit our website at

We currently have positions available for Part Time Staff Nurse (RN’s) at Del Amo Hospital. Del Amo Hospital is a 166-bed behavioral health facility that is located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. Varied shifts available; some weekend availability required.

Del Amo Hospital provides a full spectrum of quality mental health care that includes:  assessments and referrals, crisis intervention, adolescent and adult services, as well as specialty programs.   Del Amo has distinguished itself through a wide range of programs that are individually tailored to each client’s individual needs.  Del Amo's commitment to service excellence extends to all with whom we come into contact. We are committed to ensure our patients receive the optimal level of care that will be most beneficial to their recovery. Through the capabilities of our professional team continuously improving our systems and processes, we strive to be the premiere provider of mental health services. Del Amo Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services.

Part Time positions are benefited positions that include medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, and AD&D insurance programs, as well as Flexible Spending Accounts, Retirement Savings and Stock programs. Benefits begin on the 31st day of employment.

The Staff Nurse provide safe and effective nursing care in their assigned area(s) in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital and within the framework of established policies and procedures of the Department of Nursing Services.  As a key team member in the clinical area, the Staff Nurse promote a climate of effective performance and learning through role modeling, willingness to learn and teach, and availability to patients and staff. 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Completes assessments for each patient including but not limited to psychosocial status, patient/family learning needs and discharge criteria.                                                                                                         
  2. Utilizes appropriate observation level for patient; completes plan of care; formulates a nursing diagnosis based upon assessment findings.  Reviews plan of care daily and modifies as patient’s condition changes.
  3. Organizes and directs care of patients, setting priorities and assigning most skilled staff to care for most acutely ill patients.
  4. Intervenes in managing complex patient care situations utilizing departmental policies and procedures that promote most facilitative alternatives.  Prioritizes interventions in rapidly changing patient situations.
  5. Documents education about medications, disease symptom identification, social skills, stress management, and impulse control regulation.
  6. Completes daily documentation of patient’s condition and care legibly in Nursing Notes; completes charting on all assigned patients, in progress notes and all pertinent graphics, as well as pertinent status reports by end of shift.                                                                                                                               
  7. Transcribes and administers medications and treatments accurately. 
Job Requirements


  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing or baccalaureate program required

  • Current licensure as a Registered nurse through the State of California Board of Registered Nursing required

  • CPR certification required

  • Clinical experience in a psychiatric setting preferred

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