One of the nation's 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 World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's 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.
Dover Behavioral Health is a mental health facility located in Dover, DE. Our treatment center provides mental health and addiction treatment services to individuals from Delaware, Maryland, and most other states throughout the US. Our experienced, caring professionals are the heart of what we do, providing superior inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare services for adolescents and adults. We provide consistent attention to our patients and are responsive to their individual needs. Our treatment programs are tailored to the needs of each patient and are developed and implemented through a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach that combines the skill and expertise of our healthcare professionals. All who turn to us for assistance will find a helping hand and a compassionate heart.
Dover Behavioral Health System is seeking a dynamic and talented Charge Nurse for each hospital unit! The incumbent will be responsible for the overall leadership and coordination of assigned unit.
Key Responsibilities include:
Supervise nursing staff on an assigned unit ensuring that quality patient care is provided in an effective and timely manner and the overall function of the unit is successful
Leads shift report ensuring it is completed on time and within policy
Assign duties and assignments on each shift and ensure staff are meeting expectations and all duties are successfully completed by the end of the shift
Serve as a leader in treatment team meetings providing a nursing perspective to total case management of the patient with the interdisciplinary team including reporting to treatment time on time and prepared, proactively communicating outcomes to appropriate parties, and completing treatment plans
Serves as a Patient Satisfaction Survey champion by updating staff on current scores, successes and areas of opportunity; ensures surveys are being completed by patients
Manages the Milieu and upholds the integrity of the unit schedules ensuring patients and staff are engaged at all times
Participates in Performance Improvement Projects on his/her prospective unit to enhance the quality of care provided to the patients served on their units
Serve as a mentor and preceptor to newly hired nurses and other clinical staff; evaluate performance and competence delivering feedback to Nurse Management
Handle escalated issues that occur on the unit and resolve the issues within compliance and in a timely fashion
Ensures codes on assigned unit are conducted properly and safely
Serve as a clinical resource to patients, families, visitors and staff in need of direction or information
Act as a Service Excellence role model for fellow nursing staff and enforce policies and procedures including tardiness, meal breaks, dress code, Q15s, milieu management, etc.
Deliver Continuing Education and In-services to current staff, as appropriate
This opportunity provides the following:
*UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
A Competitive Total Compensation Package
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match and Stock Options
Generous Paid Time Off and flexible scheduling
Licensure and CEU Assistance, including onsite CEU trainings!