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Registered Nurse 11p-7a Adult Population

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Registered Nurse 11p-7a Adult Population

Job Code:  216451
Facility: The Brook Hospital - KMI
Location: LOUISVILLE, KY US Southeast
Region: Southeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilites and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidaries 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.
Since 1985 The Brook Hospital has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities. The Brook offers two outstanding hospitals in Louisville, Kentucky, KMI & Dupont. The Brook is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. The Brook Hospital will strive to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and will maintain its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community.

The Brook Hospital is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team

The Registered Nurse is responsible for implementation of the nursing process in all aspects of patient care for all patient populations including geropsych, chemically dependent adults, adult psych, adolescents and children. Assures a comprehensive approach to patient care by applying appropriate theories to psychiatric nursing practice for all patients. This posiiton requires a Registered Nurse's license in the state of Kentucky.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • growth and development opportunities
  • competitive compensation
  • medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
  • 401k with company match
  • generous paid time off
  • Retention and Sign on Bonus



The following are job requirements for the position Registered Nurse

- Registered Nurse Licensure through KBN. (This is not an LPN position)

-Demonstrates knowledge of actions, indications and contraindications, side effects, correct dosages and routes, and nursing implications of drugs in the administration of medications and seeks appropriate intervention for the side effect

-Responds with therapeutic interventions to disruptive behavior disorders

-Observes and interprets each patients behavior, demonstrating an understanding of psychiatric concepts, diagnoses and developmental stage
-Accurately assesses patients in crisis and takes appropriate action to insure patient’s safety
-Completes comprehensive nursing assessment and initiates nursing interventions within 8 hours of admission
-Evaluates nursing care given to assigned patients and revises treatment care plans as needed
-Can evaluate information provided by patient/family regarding previous history, allergies, symptoms, etc., as designed on the nursing assessment

-Intervenes in medical emergencies including proper notification of administration, physicians, primary therapist, and family
Documents events to include follow-up/resolution in progress notes and variance report

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