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2018-08-162018-09-14

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER - (34654)

Universal Health Services
GULFPORT, MS
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PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER - (34654)

Facility Name
Gulfport Behavioral Health System
Location
GULFPORT, MS 39503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Nurse Practitioner
Job Description

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.

Helping those in need is what we do at Gulfport Behavioral Health System (GBHS).  Our dedicated and caring group of professionals work with children, pre-adolescent, adolescents and adults to help them and their families resolve and manage life difficulties. With a full range of treatment options customized to meet the needs of individuals, we can help you or someone you care about face life’s difficulties with the professional support, confidentiality and experience that can make a difference.


The Nurse Practitioner or APRN is responsible for assisting in the process of evaluating patients. Nurse Practitioner or APRN completes the psychiatric assessment of patients and consults with the on call physician regarding treatment recommendations and referrals.  May provide both inpatient and outpatient coverage.

Job Requirements

Education:  Master’s Degree as a Nurse Practitioner or APRN and completion of a post graduate program for psychiatric mental health nursing.

Experience:  Preferably two or more years experience within a psychiatric setting. A minimum of two (2) years experience in working with in an inpatient setting is preferred.

Licensure: Licensed to practice in the State of Mississippi as a Nurse Practitioner or APRN. If medication privileges are exercised, prescriptive authority from the Board of Medical Examiners is required.

This opportunity provides the following benefits:

  • UHS is 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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