Evening Nurse Supervisor
The Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health - Norfolk, VA

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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

The Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health ,
founded in 1986, is an 83 bed facility within the city of Norfolk,
Virginia. Kempsville
Center for Behavioral Health offers comprehensive mental health
programs to the state of Virginia. We provide psychiatrically and
medically managed acute and residential treatment for children and
adolescents with significant impairments in their social and
emotional development. We provide quality care to children and
adolescents in need using quality, evidence based practice
treatments. We are accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC),
and are licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia and The Virginia
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS).
Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health currently has a
EVENING NURSE SUPERVISOR position
available. The candidate

selected will be responsible for the following:
candidate selected

will be responsible for the following:
·
Provides
leadership to the patient care staff and supervises clinical
operations to ensure continuity of quality patient care.

·
Ensures
24-hour coverage by patient care staff on assigned units.

·
Ensures
consistent use of the nursing and patient care process in providing
quality care and acts as a resource to all nursing and direct care
staff. Assists in
training patient care staff.

·
Provides
assessments, nursing care and evaluation of nursing care.

·
Collaborates with other department personnel in establishing
and complying with resident care standards, policies, procedures and
protocols.

·
Monitors
utilization of resources to provide cost effective care. Provides primary channels of
communication for Physicians, Therapists, Director of Nursing, and
Administrators on the night shift.

·
Serves as
a role model for patient to observe and learn socially effective
values, attitudes and behaviors.

Requirements

Education

Graduate of an accredited
school of nursing with licensure and registration by the Commonwealth
of Virginia as a registered nurse.

Experience

One year psychiatric
nursing experience. One
year supervisory experience preferred.

Working Conditions:
Works in general office environment and
clinical areas. May be
required to cover physical exam room, infirmary and medication room,
within RTC and Acute setting.
Must be physically capable of providing direct total physical
care to unpredictable, potentially violent, mentally ill patients as
necessary. This includes lifting, supporting, running toward or away
from areas where problems are occurring and pushing and pulling
equipment, such as wheelchairs, stretchers, and beds. Some risk
involved in the event of aggressive/out-of- control patient. Must possess physical ability
to assist in restraining resident under such circumstances. Must possess visual and audio
skills to complete job duties.
Schedule may include shift work, weekends and holidays.

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