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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 Program Specialist I functions as an active part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Program Specialists I work under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
Key Responsibilities include:
Take and record vital signs properly.
Utilize sound judgment during assessment and observe and documents any changes in a patient's appearance, behavior or ability to work toward treatment plan goals.
Communicate changes in patient's condition to the charge nurse.
Follow the therapeutic interventions outlined by the treatment team for each patient.
Ensure awareness of patient's individualized plan of care including goals and interventions.