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
Behavioral Hospital is a 125-bed psychiatric and chemical
dependency treatment facility. Rivendell has served Kentucky,
Tennessee and Indiana for more than 25 years. We provide quality
services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help
individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in
improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides
individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our customers
in a safe and nurturing environment.
excellent career opportunity for a health care professional who
desires to directly impact the patient services provided at Rivendell
Behavioral Health Hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky; we are
seeking candidates for the position of Registered Nurse.
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to
patients within the treatment milieu utilizing Standards of Nursing
Practice and Care.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Maximizes opportunities
for quality care.
2. Contributes to and participates in
3. Active involvement in managing the
therapeutic milieu and making sound, independent
4. Maintains safe physical management certification.
5. Attends required in-services and completes Staff Education
6. Completes nursing assessment, Kardex,
physician orders, MAR and Treatment Plan
within 8 hours of
7. Ensures neat, timely and accurate transcription of
8. Documentation reflects nursing process,
including individualized education and discharge
of the patient and family.
9. Develop an individualized
treatment plan with measurable goals that reflects
understanding of nursing process.
10. Develops and
facilitates therapeutic milieu groups.
11. Supervises and
evaluates MHA led educational groups.
12. Encourages family
involvement in patient care.
13. Responds to identified patient
and family educational needs.
14 Incorporates hospital mission
statement in all aspects of work. Responds to changing unit
needs. Demonstrates understanding of cost containment and economy
resources when indicated.
15. Supports and
follows legal requirements and nursing department policy and
16. Participates in scheduled meetings and
17. Provides clear and concise communication.
Collaborates with other health team members
and/or unit needs. Shares pertinent assessments, incorporates other
disciplines knowledge of skill.
18. Participates in
orientation of new employees, willingly serves as preceptor and role
19. Conducts self in professional manner.
Seeks opportunities for continued education and professional growth.
21. Maintains positive, energetic attitude.
Incorporates service specific knowledge (children, adolescent, sex
offender, or dual
diagnosis/chemical dependency) into daily
Willingly accepts additional responsibilities outside routine job
24. Will adhere to all safety policies and safe work
25. Will attend hospital safety trainings.
Will adhere to all hospital policies and procedures.
report all accidents immediately.