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House Supervisor RN/ Nurse Leader- FT Days - (122080)

Universal Health Services
Garland, TX 75040
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    122080

One of the nations 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 Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #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 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.

Garland Behavioral Hospital (GBH) is a 72 bed facility located in Garland, TX.Since 2015,adults and older adults have relied on Garland Behavioral Hospital's extensive and confidential services to help overcome psychiatric conditions and distress- helping seek a better quality of life. GBH is accredited by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.


Garland Behavioral Hospital is seeking a Full time House Supervisor RNDays with a strong area of expertise in Nurse Leadership. Under the guidance of the Director of Nursing (DON),the House Supervisor is responsible for direction of patient care in the behavioral health care setting while achieving cooperation, teamwork and high morale between departments and staff. He/she consults with staff, physicians, administration and Nurse Executive on nursing problems and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. He/she intervenes in conflict situations/ crisis intervention and provides nursing leadership and care through physical and mental assessments, treatment plans and therapeutic treatments. They have a knowledge of wide range of disorders; cognitive, emotional, developmental, social and behavioral.

This is afull timedays position (12 hour shifts 3-4 days weekly with rotating weekends)

Key Responsibilities to include:

  • Supervises /completes nursing assessment within twenty-four (24) hours of admission
  • Supervises and educates nurses when applicable and related to identification of patients needs, problems, capabilities and limitations; supported by the recorded assessment data and reflect knowledge of the biophysical and psychosocial sciences and age-specific needs
  • Conducts audits of patients medical record as needed and assigned
  • Attends all codes providing leadership, support and on the spot education as indicated
  • Supervises individualized goal-directed nursing care to patients through the use of the nursing process and assures that Plan of Care is initiated
  • Plans continuity of patient care with other members of the health care team ; maintains and promotes communication with other departments to meet daily patient care needs
  • Assures Nursing/Mental Health Tech groups are conducted and documented as assigned and indicated on Unit Schedule
  • Conducts safety rounds on units in collaboration with other health care providers
  • Manages the patients admissions and discharges process
  • Manages STAT orders immediately by securing medication on a timely basis from the Pharmacy
  • Manages the process related to nursing staff responsibility for proper and safekeeping of all controlled medications, administration and documentation
  • Completes Patient Advocate functions in the absence of Patient Advocate
  • Participates in orientating new employees

Job Requirements

Education: Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required; Bachelor's preferred.

Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience in a psychiatric health-care facility preferred.

Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the Texas State Board of Nursing.

Additional Requirements: BLS upon hire/ Crisis Prevention Intervention ( CPI) - may be offered upon orientation /Seclusion and Restraint within 30 days of employment.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • 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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Perks Reward Program
Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-04-02

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House Supervisor RN/ Nurse Leader- FT Days - (122080)

Universal Health Services
Garland, TX 75040

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