Asst Dir - Nursing - Geriatrics - PM Hours

Universal Health Services Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 4 weeks ago

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees.

The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Facility Information:

Since 1976 Lakeside Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and mid-south region. The 305 bed facility is located on a safe and private 37 acre campus in northeast Shelby County and provides comprehensive behavioral health treatment for adults, seniors, adolescents and children.

Lakeside's specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction. At Lakeside, we believe in offering a variety of options to our patients, making our programs more accessible and our treatment more effective, while maintaining high levels of quality care. Lakeside Behavioral Health System is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, certified by Medicare, and licensed by the State of Tennessee.

Job Description:

The Administrative Director of Nursing assists the Chief Nursing Officer in the administrative and performance improvement initiatives of the Nursing department. The Administrative Director of Nursing takes a leadership role in Performance Improvement activities by developing plans, priorities, policies, assessment tools, and improvement activities.

The Administrative Director of Nursing gathers and analyzes data to monitor and evaluate effectiveness of the Nursing function. When needed, the Administrative Director of Nursing supervises the delivery of nursing care provided by professional and support nursing staff throughout the hospital. In the absence of the Chief Nursing Officer, the Administrative Director of Nursing assumes responsibility for the Nursing department and all CNO functions.

The Administrative Director of Nursing also takes an active role in staffing the Nursing department. The position will rotate call responsibilities on alternate weekends and exhibit flexibility in hours worked.

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Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

The following are the job requirements for the Administrative Director of Nursing position:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. MSN preferred.

  • Valid TN Registered Nurse license or equivalent compact license required.

  • 3-5 years clincial experience with the mental health population preferred..

  • 3-5 years supervisory management experience required. Management experience in a inpatient hospital setting preferred.

  • Excellent clinical, management and organizational skills required.

UHS/LBHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails.

All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS/LBHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS/LBHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS/LBHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Asst Dir - Nursing - Geriatrics - PM Hours

Universal Health Services