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Registered Nurse Adult/Adolescent Psychiatric Unit - PRN - (210574)

Universal Health Services


Location:
SHIPPENSBURG, PA
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
1106
Universal Health Services
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Registered Nurse Adult/Adolescent Psychiatric Unit - PRN - (210574)

Facility Name
Roxbury Treatment Center
Location
SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Rehabilitation Physical Therapist (RPT)
Job Description
Universal 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
 
Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains. In our 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification is conducted under close medical supervision. The team of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery Program offers a professional approach to the treatment of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors level clinicians, and nurses. 
Our Military Initiative Program opened in June 2010 to treat active military personnel dealing with chemical dependency and mental health issues. The co-occurring program developed by our Treatment Team is a dynamic and multifaceted approach for this specialized treatment program.
 Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term hospitalization. This program specializes in treating adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program.
A new acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents between the ages of 13 - 17 recently opened at Roxbury. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring disorders.We also offer individual and group chemical dependency therapy at our outpatient clinics located in Carlisle and Chambersburg.
Roxbury Treatment Center currently has a Registered Nurse position available on the Acute Psychiatric Unit for dayshift. 32 - 40 hours per week with weekend rotation.  While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center may be hired to work on a specific shift or a specific unit, please be advised that all employees are required to work on any shift and any unit as required by the business needs at any given time. This simply means that Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the facility may have a need for their skills.
 
 
 
 
 
 
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
Job Requirements
Graduate of an accredited licensed practical nursing program. One year prior experience in inpatient or mental health nursing, preferred.  Licensure and registration by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners as a licensed registered nurse.

Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Must possess knowledge therapeutic relationship processes, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training, preferred.

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