Registered Nurse - FT - Weekend Days

Universal Health Services Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

REGISTERED NURSE - FT - DAYS

One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, 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.

AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL is seeking a dynamic and talented Registered Nurse.

Located in the heart of vibrant Austin, Texas, 58-bed Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills. The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence. Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders.

Position Schedule: 7a - 7p; Sat, Sun, Mon

This position is eligible for our Weekend Plan Premium Pay program!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assessment of patients' psychiatric and medical status.

  • Administer medication and medical treatment as prescribed by physician.

  • Participate in treatment planning as a member of interdisciplinary team.

  • Assess, direct and intervene in crisis situations.

  • Initiate and document special treatment procedures.

  • Provide and direct milieu management.

  • Document nursing care, treatment and patient's response to treatment.

  • Provide health education to patients.

  • Maintain confidentiality of patient's medical records.

  • Attend mandatory training and in-services.

  • Participate in the implementation of Nursing Department policies and procedures.

  • Provide exceptional Service Excellence!

Best candidates for this position will have behavioral health experience, a strong work-ethic, and highly consistent timeliness and attendance!

Job Requirements

EDUCATION:

Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

Preferred: BSN and ANA Certification.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION:

Licensed RN to practice in Texas

Current CPR

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Nursing experience providing direct patient care.

Preferred: One year inpatient behavioral health work experience and one year medical/surgical nursing experience.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Ability to consistently fulfill position responsibilities and complete assignments. Skill in performing vital sign checks. Knowledge of patient rights. Skill in developing therapeutic relationships with patients. Skill in developing professional, effective relationships with coworkers. Ability to write legibly. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, patients, and visitors. Emotional stability necessary to perform essential functions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Full range of body motion. Ability to safely transfer patients. Manual and finger dexterity. Hand-eye coordination. Ability to move quickly. Ability to safely restrain patients. Ability to lift, carry, and/or lower items weighing up to 50 pounds. Ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Ability to stand and walk 8+ hours per day, frequent bending, stooping and reaching. Hearing and vision sufficient to perform essential functions. Emotional stability necessary to perform essential functions.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS 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 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. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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