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Facility Name
Del Amo Behavioral Health System
TORRANCE, CA 90505 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied 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 the Los Angeles area 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 www.delamohospital.com.

We currently have a position available for a Per Diem Psychiatric Assessment Team Clinician at Del Amo Hospital, a 166-bed behavioral health facility that is located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles.  The PAT Clinician provides high quality assessment, intervention, triage and teaching for clients in emergency rooms, hospitals, residential facilities, private therapist offices, care centers, and group homes, in the communities surrounding Del Amo Hospital (“Hospital”).  Evaluations for treatment and interventions shall be provided in a manner consistent with the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the Hospital.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • The ability to function in a caring and empathetic manner with clients and their families.

  • Diplomacy and tact is required in all interactions including dealing with members of the Medical and Hospital staff

  • Must be able to perform assignments with minimal supervision;

  • Must be able to perform concentrated and/or complex mental activity with frequent involvement in complex and/or highly technical situations;

  • Must be able to work successfully under highly stressful conditions;

  • Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on scientific and/or ethical principles;

  • Must be able to comprehend and perform oral and written instructions and procedures;

  • Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team members in an appropriate fashion;

  • Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads an work assignments on a constant basis;


Job Requirements

Education:             Nursing degree from accredited school of nursing as a registered nurse or licensed psychiatric technician;

                                Masters degree in social work, therapy, counseling, psychology or related field, or doctorate in psychology as a Ph.D  or Psy.D.


Credentials:          Licensure as follows:


•              As a psychiatric technician by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians;

•              As a registered nurse by the California Board of Registered Nursing;

•              As a social worker or marriage and family therapist by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; or

•              As clinical psychologist by the California Board of Psychology.              


Experience:          Minimum of three (3) years licensed experience working with psychiatric patients.


Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (“LAC-DMH”) Requirement(s):


1.             Must complete the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (“LPS”) Designated Training offered by the LAC-DMH Training Division;

2.             A passing score on the LAC-DMH, LPS Designation Exam;

3.             Approval for designation to Del Amo Hospital by the President/Medical Director of the Del Amo Hospital Medical Executive Committee; and

4.             Must meet all other LAC-DMH requirements.



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