Nursing Care Specialist (Rn)

Universal Health Services Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 weeks ago

Schick Shadel Hospital is seeking Nursing Care Specialist (RN) to assist with the administration of patient care of the Rehab area in accordance with physician's orders, recognized nursing techniques and hospital policies. Responsible for performing and completing all new patients' admission assessments and treatment plans. Implementation of infection control programs, and assist with the scheduling of the nursing staff.

Schick Shadel Hospital, a subsidiary of UHS, is a 60 bed alcohol and substance use disorder hospital located in the outskirts of Seattle, has been providing successful chemical dependency treatment since 1935. The Hospital, which claims the "#1 Success Rate" in treating alcoholism, bases its success on its unique and powerful counter conditioning treatment program. The Hospital provides medication detoxification and an intense, short stay addiction treatment program for alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, prescription opioids and heroin (smoked or snorted).

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Job Requirements

Some duties include the following:

  • Identifies patient special needs of assigned patients.

  • Perform nursing activities which promote the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the patient

  • Keep accurate and complete record of nursing care.

  • Implementation and educational support of the hospital Infection Control practices.

  • Participates in orientation of new nursing personnel.

  • Schedules nursing staff to deliver required nursing services and adjusts schedule based upon patient acuity and daily census.

Education/Experience:

  • Is a registered nurse with a current Washington State license.

  • Possess skills in acceptable standards of nursing practice.

  • Computer savvy. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Has an interest in the field of substance abuse.

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