Company: West Hills Behavioral Health Hospital
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of
the nation s largest and most respected healthcare management
companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals,
behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.
With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS s
business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing
healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to
strengthen UHS s well-reputed franchise with its customary
exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is
driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence,
compassion, and a responsive management style.
UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as
one of Fortune s Most Admired Companies.
West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric
hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral
healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children,
adolescents, adults and seniors. Our facility maintains a full-time
medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and
care. This ensures you or your loved one will always be in the
hands of a professional medical service provider and will receive
the most evidence based care available. West Hills Hospital is
JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern
Nevada to treat children and adolescents.
Job Description: The Staff Nurse (R.N.) is a registered
professional nurse who prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates
patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members
in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care
and practices. The Staff Nurse must be able to demonstrate the
knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical,
psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria,
appropriate to the age of the patients served..
Education: Graduate from an accredited program of professional
nursing required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Experience: A preference of two (2) years experience in a
psychiatric health-care facility.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the Nevada State Board
of Nursing. Must have a valid driver's license.
Additional Requirements: CPR certification and successful
completion of Handle With Care training including appropriate use
of Seclusion and Restraint, within 30 days of employment, and prior
to assisting in a restraining process. Must pass a medication
All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal
Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of
Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
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