Licensed Vocational Nurse / Licensed Psychiatric Technician
Alvarado Parkway Institute
 La Mesa, CA

Are you interested in working in a fast paced, challenging behavioral healthcare organization?

Are you interested in a position that is rewarding and makes a difference in the lives of others?  

Alvarado Parkway Institute has a need for your talent and compassion; API wants to hear from you!  

Alvarado Parkway Institute is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in La Mesa, California with four Intensive Outpatient/Partial Hospitalization Programs. Alvarado Parkway Institute (API) provides comprehensive adult inpatient behavioral health and addictive disorders services in a 66 bed hospital setting located in La Mesa, California. At Alvarado Parkway Institute, we are committed to improving the mental health and well-being of our community. Alvarado Parkway Institute is San Diego's leading provider of comprehensive mental health and substance abuse care. API offers a variety of Outpatient Services designed to assist patients in functioning at the highest level. API provides Partial Hospitalization services and Intensive Outpatient services. These programs emphasize symptom management, community integration and prevention of hospitalization or re-hospitalization. Value added services enhance the patient's treatment experience. 

This is a Part-Time Time Position

Licensed Vocational Nurses and Licensed Psychiatric Technicians are responsible for medication administration, physician orders, lab results, safety on the units, transcription of orders, and documentation. Strong communication and thinking skills required. Must be able to multi-task and function well under stress.


Assists in developing and following treatment plans for clients on his/her caseload; and exhibits awareness of changes in service needs and informs others as appropriate.

Accurately completes and turns in clinical documentation and other required paperwork within required time frames.

Attend all required staff, treatment planning, and in-service meetings.

Performs other duties as assigned or needed

Uphold the Organization's ethics and customer service standards.


Valid California LVN or LPT license required.

BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Certification required.

One year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred but not required.

Work where you can make a positive impact and lasting difference in people's lives. Join our team of compassionate healthcare professionals and commit to improving mental health and quality of life by helping people maximize their potential.