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Assistant Director of Nursing - (13212)

Universal Health Services


Location:
DESOTO, TX
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
13212
Universal Health Services
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Assistant Director of Nursing - (13212)

Facility Name
Hickory Trail Hospital
Location
DESOTO, TX 75115 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Behavioral Health - Support Staff, Nursing Management
Job Description

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.

Hickory Trail Hospital, a 86-bed behavioral health facility located just south of Dallas, has been providing quality health care to the residents of DFW since 1988. Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Our professional staff individualizes care to uniquely fit the intensity and severity of each client's case and their family's needs. Because crisis occurs at all times of the day and night, our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


POSITION SUMMARY

The Assistant Director of Nursing Services (ADON) is responsible for assisting with the clinical practice of nursing which includes assisting the Director with all services provided by the Nursing Services Department. This position assists in ensuring the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, programs and services consistent with the facility’s goals and objectives, and actively participates in a leadership role by consulting with facility management in designing and providing total patient care and services.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Minimum of an Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing a Bachelor’s  or Master’s Degree in psychiatric nursing or related field preferred.

Experience:   A minimum of five (5) years experience in nursing management role and/or dedicated leadership experience in psychiatric nursing. 

Licensure:  Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas.

Additional Requirements: A thorough knowledge of Joint Commission Accreditation Standards for Behavioral Health, Medicare, OSHA regulations and all other state and federal regulatory standards.

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