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Providence Behavioral Health Manager- Nurse Manager in San Pedro, California


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Providence is calling an Behavioral Health Nurse Manager (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro Hospital in San Pedro, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional nursing experience

We are seeking a Nurse Manager who will be accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and for the administrative management of multiple nursing units and/or FTE's over 80 on a 24 hour basis. Fulfill all duties and responsibilities associated with the unit manager position. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participate in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate Providence Health & System – Southern California's core values of respect, justice, compassion, and excellence to customers, employees, and visitors; and provide quality service in the performance of work assignments and duties

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement process, safety, environmental and infection control standards

  • Prepare budget and adheres to budgetary standards

  • Demonstrate clinical expertise in the execution of the Nursing process and directs staff in its application

  • Select, train/orient, assign department staff, evaluate performance, and make recommendations for personnel actions

  • Ensure that nursing standards and practices are developed and met

  • Demonstrate proactive leadership skills of delegation, organization, and coordination in running assigned unit; delegates these responsibilities as appropriate

  • Portray and promote effective communication on the nursing unit with staff, physicians, patients/families/significant others, and other departments

  • Establish and implement unit goals and objectives in keeping with department and hospital goals and mission. Act as liaison between Administration and the Medical staff

  • Promote a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care

  • Identify needs, plan independently and in conjunction with others for the clinical and leadership development of staff

  • Plan for appropriate and safe staffing levels

  • Protect patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications

  • Supervise, institute, and evaluate nursing interventions

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops

  • Provide nursing supervisory coverage for day/evening shift on assigned day

  • Attend administrative meetings and actively participate on task forces and committees

  • Maintain departmental reports and record and collect statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Bachelor's in progress

  • American Heart Association BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • California Licensed Registered Nurse

  • Three (3) years recent Clinical Behavioral Health experience

  • Two years of progressive management experience in Behavioral Health

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity. Providence today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 349076