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2018-06-212018-07-20

RN -PRN schedule varies - (13217)

Universal Health Services
MEMPHIS, TN
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RN -PRN schedule varies - (13217)

Facility Name
LAKESIDE BHS
Location
MEMPHIS, TN 38133 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
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.

 

 

Since 1969, Lakeside has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and Mid-South region. The 345-bed facility is one of the largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the United States.  We are located on a serene 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County, serving as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors. Lakeside’s comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse.

 

Lakeside Behavioral Health System has opened a new unit – The Landing at Lakeside.  We are seeking a compassionate and motivated Charge Nurse to lead in our new 24 bed program.  The position will be responsible for providing stellar treatment for adult patients needing specialized care in a newly renovated, modern building.  Lakeside provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to be part of a team-oriented and compassionate organization.  Our staff tell us that our team is their number one reason for working at Lakeside, although we offer competitive compensation, excellent comprehensive benefits, opportunities for advancement, tuition assistance, and paid time off.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health System. The Registered Nurse prescribes coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process, which is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care. The Registered Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit.  The Registered Nurse will learn behavioral health skills while maintaining clinical skills such as phlebotomy, IV's, EKG's and catheter care.  The Registered Nurse may also assume Charge Nurse responsibilities as required.

 

Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Staff Nurse position:

 

Must have outstanding interpersonal skills along with a caring, compassionate, and professional presentation.  Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred. One year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred. Licensure and registration by the Tennessee Board of Nurse Examiners or equivalent as a registered nurse lawfully able to practice in Tennessee. Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training.

 

You will help patients with mental illnesses such as depression, dementia, and Alzheimer's.  Treatments you will be responsible for include medication distribution and you will develop nursing assessment skills.  Employees tell us that they appreciate the teamwork, and most of all, the difference that they make in patients’ lives on this unit.::

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