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Registered Nurse - (242097)

Facility Name
Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center
PORTSMOUTH, VA 23704 US (Primary)
Career Area
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 74,000 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 service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center offers hope and healing for youth ages 7 to 18 at the time of admission with several psychiatric diagnoses and/or developmental disabilities. Located in Portsmouth, VA, Harbor Point provides intensive, residential treatment to youth in a comfortable setting that is conducive to healing. Our facility specializes in treating children and adolescents with depression, bipolar, ADHD, and other mental health issues. We also have specific treatment programs for those with intellectual disabilities or those with self-injurious behavior. Harbor Point and its programs are fully accredited by The Joint Commission and the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Educational Facilities. We are licensed by The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Education. We are a TRICARE®-approved and certified facility.

Full-time and PRN positions available --- 40 hours per week

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team. The candidate will be responsible for planning, directing, implementing and evaluating all aspects of nursing care on an assigned unit for residents ages 7-18. Adheres to Nursing Standards and Policies, Facility Policies and Procedures, the Nurse Practice Act and maintain patient safety.

• Monitors, reports, and documents the residents’ behavior and physiological status

• Administers medications and performs treatments/procedures in compliance with facility and nursing services , policies and procedures.

• Responsible for demonstrating clinical competence in the delivery of direct patient care and the implementation of the milieu management program.

• Service Excellence.

Job Requirements

Graduation from an approved School of Nursing, which confers RN, AD or diploma in Nursing
• Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Registered Nurse
• Prefer experience with children and adolescents in a psychiatric facility or rehabilitation program. New Nurses will be considered.
• Demonstrates knowledge of risk factors for violence and determining potential for violent acting out and ability to assess suicidal/homicidal ideations.
• Good verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and programs as necessary, ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information.

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