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Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Behavioral Health

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Willow Springs Center is looking for compassionate, caring and dedicated Psych Nurses.

Located in the heart of the Sierras, Reno, Nevada provides a destination location where employees can live, work and play. The location itself is a benefit; not to mention Nevada has no state income tax.

Working at Willow Springs Center means building a career that is dynamic and satisfying; having the opportunity to work and learn from some of Nevada's leading mental health professionals; and being a part of something meaningful that changes the world, one child at a time. Work at Willow Springs Center is a life path.

At Willow Springs Center, we seek high performing, compassionate professionals dedicate to impacting the lives of youth ages 5 to 17 years of age. If you desire to make a difference through the work that you do, Willow Springs Center is the place for you.

We offer competitive wages and benefits. We have a $4,000 sign-on bonus for RN's and a $2,500 sign-on bonus for LPN's.

Psychiatric Nurses provide professional nursing care to youth in the residential treatment setting in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. In doing so, they identify patient health care needs utilizing physical and behavioral professional nursing assessment skills and make comprehensive clinical observations and evaluations of health needs including subtle abnormalities and

changes in condition.

Nurses at Willow Springs Center develop nursing care plans by assessing patient's psychological and physical condition and create plans for treatment, services and health education based on the present and predicted needs of the patient. Our nurses participate in multi-disciplinary treatment teams and collaborate with professional and para-professional staff to ensure optimum care for our special patients.

Nurses administer medications as prescribed by a physician or designee and ensure correct time, dosage and appropriate route of administration while monitoring patients for medication side effects and/or allergic reaction. They observe patients to determine if medication is effective for prescribed treatment and appropriately documents findings. Our nurses do what is necessary to maintain the safety, health and well-being of the children we serve in the therapeutic environment and make crucial decisions to restrain patients who are a threat to themselves or others and may be hostile and combative.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited nursing program. Bachelor's degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: At least one year in a health care setting. Prior psychiatric experience preferred.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Reno , Registered Nurse - Per Diem - Behavioral Health, Other , Reno, Nevada

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