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Registered Nurse - Part time
Universal Health Services | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

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.

The Registered Nurse (R.N.) assess, directs, delegates, coordinates and evaluates consumer care through collaborative efforts with health team members and in accordance with the Assessment and Referral process and Nursing process and the standards of care and practices. The registered Nurse may serve as the administration's designee in supervisory capacity. Coordination of all staff assignments ensures that all consumers will receive optimal care and that the unit duties are completed. Assist in assessments of potential consumers referred for care. This position will function half time in the A&R and half time on the unit with an alternating weekend coverage.

Assist with the night shift nursing needs. Assist to relieve unit nurses for breaks on night shift. Assist with managing the night shift staffing needs. Assist with other administrative tasks as needed. Must demonstrate ability to be a TEAM player. Demonstrate exceptional organizational skills and good time management.

Job Requirements

The Staff Nurse reports operationally to the Director of Assessment and Referral primarily and to nursing administration, the Director of Nursing.

SCHEDULE: Incumbent will be scheduled on night shift and on operational need. And will be scheduled to function half time as additional Nurse on the day shift as needed. Will be incorporated in nursing low census rotation. Must have demonstrated exceptional Service Excellence Skills.

Graduated of an accredited school of nursing is required. A minimum of one (2) year experience in a psychiatric/mental health field is required. Previous experience as Intake preferred. Previous experience and working knowledge of insurance carriers.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Current RN license to practice by the Illinois State Board of Nursing is required. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations

About Universal Health Services

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. As of February 26, 2009, the Company owned and/or operated or had under construction, 26 acute care hospitals (including one facility being constructed) and 101 behavioral health centers located in 32 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. As part of its ambulatory treatment centers division, the Company manages and/or owns outright or in partnerships with physicians, nine surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers located in six states and Puerto Rico. Services provided by its hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services and behavioral health services. (Source: 10-K)

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