Reasons Licensed Vocation Nurse/Psychiatric Tech - Per Diem
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
BHC Alhambra Hospital is a 103 bed facility established in 1924. BHC Alhambra Hospital is a private, fully accredited, full-service acute psychiatric hospital serving children, adolescents and adults. BHC Alhambra Hospital is dedicated to providing quality behavioral health, substance abuse, and eating disorder treatment options for the communities of the San Gabriel Valley, Los Angeles County, and surrounding areas. BHC Alhambra Hospital does not provide emergency services.
The mission of BHC Alhambra Hospital is to develop, implement and manage, in the most ethical and efficient manner, a network of superior behavioral health services with optimal client outcome.
The Reasons Licensed Vocational Nurse/Psychiatric Tech performs under the direction of a Registered Nurse in providing nursing care to assigned residents, utilizing basic understanding of psychiatric and personality disorders.
Key Responsibilities include:
Accurately collect data needed for the appropriate portion of the integrated assessment.
Take and record vital signs properly.
Observe for, and document changes in resident's appearance, behavior and ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
Communicate changes in resident's condition to the Director of Nursing.
Report signs and symptoms of infection in resident to the Director of Nursing