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RN - (115616)

Universal Health Services
Austin, TX 78701
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  • Job Code
    115616
  • Jobs Rated
    118th

Position Summary: $15,000 Sign on Bonus. Specific Hours: 7p - 7a

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

Texas NeuroRehab Center (TNC) provides complex medical and brain injury rehab, chemical dependency treatment for adults and neuropsychiatric treatment for youth. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.

Texas NeuroRehab Center is currently accepting applications for a Registered Nurse (RN). RNs provide direct patient care and medical management and assessment of the patients. A Registered Nurse ensures environmental safety and crisis management for the patient population, and directs the implementation of behavior management program to ensure consistent carry-through.

The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide direct patient care as prescribed by the physician and treatment team
  • Provide medical management and assessment of patients
  • Ensure environmental safety and crisis management for the patient population
  • Direct the implementation of behavior management programs and ensure consistent carry-through
  • Make patient and task assignments to subordinates and monitor their performance of duties
  • Provide training and education to staff, patients, families, and others
  • Document patient care, ensure that data is accurate, and that it is included in the master treatment plan via timely nursing care plan updates
  • Work with the treatment team to provide a consistently therapeutic milieu
Job Requirements

Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions with patients

Knowledge of milieu management

Ability to direct subordinates in the performance of their duties

Ability to accurately administer medication and monitor side-effect

Ability to safely implement Special Treatment Procedures

Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with patients and families

Skill in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation

Education and Training

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

BSN preferred

Licensure and/or Certification

Current State of Texas Registered Nurse License

Current CPR certification

RN,C; CRRN preferred

Experience

One year of inpatient medical surgery, rehabilitation, or psychiatric experience preferred

Physical/General

Able to sustain physical activity throughout scheduled shift

Able to remain on feet throughout scheduled shift

Able to physically restrain patients by individual or team restraint per policy

Able to lift, carry, and lower 50 pounds without assistance

Able to push patients in wheel chairs up and down hills and pursue running patients

Able to transfer patients to and from wheelchairs, beds, toilets, and vehicles

Able to confront a dangerous and aggressive patient

Verbal skills to communicate to deescalate a crisis situation

Writing skills to accurately convey patient behavior and status

Visual observation skills so as to convey verbally & in writing patient behavior or to protect self and others from aggressive patients or other accidents

Writing skills to include legibility and correct grammar to convey patient behavior and other information in the patient chart

Ability to assist in direct patient care from prompting through total care (i.e. bath, diapering)

Able to feed patients

Regular / required attendance

Hearing and vision sufficient to perform essential job functions

Emotional stability and ability to deal with changing priorities

UHSis 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 UHSvia-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 byUHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Posted: 2019-12-13 Expires: 2020-04-02

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