Manager Crisis Stabilization Unit

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Outpatient Psychiatric
Hours / Pay Period
Marian Regional Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour


Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.


Position Summary:
Manages the resources and daily activities of a crisis stablization department while ensuring environmental factors support high standards of patient care and safety.Assists in the training and development of new and existing staff members. Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to learning transfer. Coordinates the activities of the unit for each shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to staff. Provides patient care as needed.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Schedules staff to specific shifts. Measures employee performance. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members. Includes other clinically leaders where appropriate per license requirements.
  • Coordinates the activities of the unit during a shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the staff. Monitors unit financial performance, e.g., productivity.
  • Assesses, monitors, and educates the staff on patient care and may include other clinical leaders. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Provides care to patients on an as needed basis.



Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's Degree or required education and experience based on CCR Title per licensed category.
  • Minimum of 3 to 6 years clnical experience per applicable license and 1 year in leadership position.
  • Current license in state of practice, Basic Life Support (BLS), other credentials or credential modules may be required.
  • Acceptable licenses: MD, DO, psychologist, RN, LVN, LCSW, MF therapist, LPT, MH Rehab Specialist.


  • Behavioral health emergency medicine or crisis stabilization unit experience preferred.


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