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Deltek Talent Management - NURSING- ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING - (19294)

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Facility Name
HARAHAN, LA 70123 US (Primary)
Career Area
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.

River Oaks Hospital, located in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana, is a private psychiatric facility for adults, adolescents and children. Since 1970, River Oaks has established a tradition of excellence in the treatment of acute psychiatric illness, dual diagnosis, alcohol and drug detoxification, trauma based disorders, compulsive behaviors, and eating disorders, River Oaks has provided quality treatment to service individuals suffering from mental illness, and/or addictive disorders. Situated on a 14 acre campus, services are available at all levels of care (inpatient, day or partial hospitalization, outpatient, and intensive outpatient).

River Oaks Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Assistant Director of Nursing.  Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

Assist the Director of Nursing with the development and maintenance of quality staff and care delivery systems that ensure a safe and well-managed environment of care for patients at River Oaks Hospital by managing and overseeing:

  • Employee & Patient Health- Loss Control, Infection Control, etc.
  • Pharmacy- Ensuring standards are met related to medication management
  • Nursing Supervision/Management- Staffing Coordination for Nursing Service, develops and maintains staffing grid while working collaboratively with the Nurse Managers;
  • Staff Development- Develops and maintains orientation of newly hired nursing staff, ensures competencies, assists with ongoing education of Nursing staff with monthly inservices and annual skills/competency training, facilitates mentorship program for new hires; maintains on-boarding initiatives and work collaboratively with Human Resources to ensure consistency;
  • Management -  Assist as needed or as delegated by attending committee meetings in absence of DON, ensuring compliance to standards of regulatory bodies, developing policies and procedures, etc.
Job Requirements


  • Active and unencumbered registered nurse license in the State of Louisiana;
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred;
  • Three years clinical experience, in psychiatric in-patient facility preferred, with knowledge of high-risk areas;
  • One year management experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of hospital operations;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission and CMS standards preferred;

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

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