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DIRECTOR OF NURSING BEHAVIORAL CENTER/Edinburg, TX - (115841)

Universal Health Services
Tx Us (primary)
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    115841

Director of Nursing Opportunity

For more than 20 years, South Texas Behavioral Health Center has helped people discover how to effectively cope with varying behavioral health conditions and addictive disorders. We offer 134-beds for child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, and we are the largest private inpatient program in South Texas. In addition, our Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program (IOP) can assist with problems that make it difficult to carry out day-to-day activities. We are excited for future growth through new programs, including ECT and Chemical Dependency to better meet the needs of our community.

Visit us online at: https://southtexasbehavioralhealthcenter.com/

The Director of Nursing is a key member of the South Texas BH Leadership Team who will integrate and coordinate a patient centric nursing strategy with a hands-on approach and keen focus on patient care; ensuring that delivery of high-quality and cost-effective health care is consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Universal Health Services and in accordance with government regulation, licensing and accreditation requirements. The DON participates in the hospitals strategic planning and contributes to the achievement of institutional goals and objectives. The Director of Nursing will focus on 5 key areas: People, Service, Quality, Growth, and Finance

PEOPLE: Creates an environment which supports employee development and teamwork to deliver compassionate patient care in a safe environment.

SERVICE: Creates systems, processes and care standards to support the delivery of patient care in a safe, fiscally sound environment of service excellence.

QUALITY: Provides accessible, timely, efficient, cost effective care by utilizing evidenced -based practice and continuous performance improvement.

GROWTH/COMMUNITY: Fosters an environment that supports growth and community through activities, partnerships and shared goals.

FINANCE: Supports an environment of financial stability to achieve the UHS mission and strategy.

What do our current nursing leaders value at South Texas BH and UHS?

That despite our large company design, each facility is run independently, and so our nurse executives have the autonomy to manage their teams with clinical and educational support from corporate. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurse leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. That we have an active Nursing Council based on shared governance and evidence-based practice. That we offer internal leadership and clinical education, including a generous annual tuition assistance and continuing education allowance designed to keep you at the top of your practice. That we offer and support real career advancement opportunity, including our COO-in-Training program and a variety of regional and national corporate roles designed to support the field and share advanced experience. And, that UHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that reflects the work/life needs of our senior leaders.

Benefits for DON include:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans

401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

Psychiatric Nurse Residency Transition-to-Practice Program (Could earn 20 CEUs)

Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

If you would like to learn more before applying, please contact Patricia McClelland, HR Director at 956-388-2113, or via email at Patricia.mcclelland@uhsrgv.com

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2019, UHS was recognized for the ninth consecutive year as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2018, ranked #268 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, ranked #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas 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 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Licensure: Current license or permit to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a CCNE accredited nursing program; Master of Science in Nursing is strongly preferred.

Demonstrated working knowledge of behavioral health nursing clinical practices and management.

Extensive knowledge of principles and practices relevant to nursing and patient care activities.

Demonstrated knowledge of effective management and supervisory practices. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.

Four or more years of progressive nursing management experience

Ability to plan, direct, and monitor others activities with demonstrated leadership abilities that contribute to a positive work environment

Proficiency with common computer based applications such as electronic mail, word processing and various databases, whether PC, network or mainframe based.

Travel Requirements: Occasional US travel to conferences and UHS management meetings.

Posted: 2019-12-14 Expires: 2020-04-02

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