Registered Nurses
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 PRN REGISTERED NURSE positions available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

Provides patient/resident assessment, nursing care and evaluation of nursing care. Ensures consistent use of the nursing process in providing quality resident care and acts as a resource to resident care staff. Serves as a role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes and behaviors.

Requirements

Education:
Graduate from an accredited nursing program with licensure and registration by the Virginia Board of Nurse Examiners as a Registered Nurse.

Experience:
One year prior child/adolescent psychiatric experience preferred.

Knowledge:
Must possess knowledge of general and child/adolescent psychiatric nursing, therapeutic relationships, therapeutic processes, growth and development, limit-setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors and CPR.