REGISTERED NURSE - RN (PRN STATUS)
Provides leadership and direction to Mental Health Workers and LVNs.
Assesses patient/resident care.
Administers medication and medical treatment as prescribed by a physician, physician's assistant or nurse practitioner.
Provides structure to and assists in maintaining the therapeutic milieu.
Documents nursing care and treatment progression in the progress notes using the multi-disciplinary treatment plan.
Implements nursing and milieu care. Oversight and management of therapeutic milieu.
Assesses, intervenes and directs staff in psychiatric and/or medical crisis situations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Since 1987, Laurel Ridge Treatment Center has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in San Antonio and South Texas. Our 330-bed facility is one of the largest freestanding psychiatric hospitals in the United States.
Set on a therapeutic 29-acre campus in north central San Antonio, Laurel Ridges serves as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults, veterans and military personnel. Laurel Ridge's comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, PTSD, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse.
Laurel Ridge Treatment Center is part of one of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS has been recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune for 10 years in a row.
Universal Health Services (UHS)
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018.
In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnosis, and intervention with psychiatric patients.
Ability to accurately administer medication and monitor side effects. Knowledge of milieu management. Ability to delegate responsibility to other staff and monitor their performance.
Ability to safely implement emergency behavioral interventions. Skill in developing therapeutic relationships with adults, children, adolescents and their families. Skill in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation.
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current Texas driver's license or valid state ID. Current Texas State Registered Nurse license or compact state licensure.
EXPERIENCE: Experience in Mental Health Nursing preferred but not required.
WORK HOURS: PRN STATUS - Various Shifts.
We can offer you (Benefits):
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Very generous shift differentials for evenings, nights, weekends, and PRN.
If you would like to learn more about the Registered Nurse (RN) position before applying, please contact Christi Tunney - Director of Nurse Recruiting at Christie.Tunney@uhsinc.com.
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