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.
Since 1983, Brynn Marr Hospital has specialized in quality
behavioral health services for children, adolescents, adults and
senior adults through a comprehensive, integrated system of inpatient
treatment and residential programs. Our purpose is to offer caring,
effective behavioral health services for children, adolescents,
adults and senior adults throughout North Carolina who suffer from
mental illness, chemical dependency or developmental disability.
Essential Job Functions
• Must be available to
work on-call and evenings/weekends as needed.
Responsible for the direction of registered nurses and licensed
• Works closely with staff and
physicians on nursing issues, implementation of programming and
• Develops and maintains a positive
consulting relationship with the Director of Nursing when addressing
clinical nursing issues on the Acute units.
in performance improvement (PI) activities within the department and
maintains nursing standards that meet regulatory compliance.
• Works with the Acute Program Manager to ensure the program
and schedule are implemented as designed.
• Holds regular
staff meetings for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.
• Ensures that all required paperwork, forms, and
medications are prepared and completed for therapeutic trial visits
(passes) taken by patients.
• Continuously supervises RNs
and LPNS to ensure high quality nursing care.
RNs and LPNS to ensure proper coverage of units. Handles call
–outs and requests for time off, ensuring proper coverage of
• Knowledgeable of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social
and behavioral disorders and be able to perform crisis intervention.
• Creative problem solving, critical thinking, strategic
planning, team development and leadership are critical to successful
performance of duties and delivery of safe quality care.
Associate Degree in Nursing (BSN preferred).
• Current NC
State Registered Nurse licensure.
• Current CPR, First Aid
and CPI certification.
• A minimum of five (5) years
experience in a behavioral health care setting, management experience
Universal Health Services - 4 months ago