Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse - PMHN
Lido Wellness Center
Newport Beach, CA US
Posted ago
Lido Wellness Center

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMHN) reports to the Executive Director (ED), and Medical Director (MD) and is responsible for medical supervision of the behavioral health treatment program. The PMHN works closely with the ED and MD to assist with patient medical screening, determination of medical necessity, conducting medical intake, and supporting the Clinical Staff with pre-authorization, utilization reviews, and documenting conformance with national accreditation standards as needed.


The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse works closely with the multidisciplinary clinical team to ensure delivery of comprehensive patient-centered services and to provide on-site medical supervision for outpatient treatment, including Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient. PMHN will assist in staff training and patient education related to medication use as needed. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse will demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess the ability to set and maintain healthy boundaries and role-model excellent self-care while fostering an environment of superior healthcare service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting face-to-face medical and/or psychological assessments
  • Meet with patients weekly for face-to-face assessments
  • Establishing medical necessity determination
  • Evaluating psychiatric symptoms and coordinating crisis stabilization or treatment of partially stabilized mental health disorders
  • Provide and document ongoing training and education regarding medications received to patients served, and when applicable to family members involved in inpatient treatment
  • Supervise protocols for patient self-administered use of medication
  • Participate in weekly treatment team meetings as needed
  • Ensure accuracy of medical documentation. And maintain agency standards for clinical records to comply with federal, State laws and National Accreditation


Additional Skills
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse is expected to be computer proficient, competent with diagnostic standards and patient placement criteria, able to conduct initial medical or psychological necessity determination, and experience with coordinating treatment planning with physician care

The minimum requirement is a Degree from an accredited college or university either an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). This position requires Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in good standing and requires continuing education to maintain licensure and/or other required credentialing

Job Type:

  • Part-Time - 10 - 15 hours per week

$40 - $45 hourly
About Lido Wellness Center

Lido Wellness Center, in Newport Beach, CA, provides integrative, holistic, and comprehensive mental health care for individuals 18 years and older. Using evidenced-based modalities for primary trauma and mood disturbances, Lido offers both PHP and IOP levels of care. Our empathic, licensed and credentialed medical and clinical providers honor the unique composition of each person focusing on their mental, physical, relational, and spiritual wellness. Lido was founded by a team whose professional experience combines years of clinical work in somatic experiencing, psychology, marriage and family focus, and DBT with an emphasis on trauma, mood disorders, disordered eating, and co-occurring issues. Our mission is to be the last treatment experience our patients will need.

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