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Registered Nurse-CD M-F, 3p-11p - (19857)

Universal Health Services

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Registered Nurse-CD M-F, 3p-11p - (19857)

Facility Name
Texas NeuroRehab
AUSTIN, TX 78745 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 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.

Texas NeuroRehab Center (TNC) provides complex medical and brain injury rehab, chemical dependency treatment for adults and neuropsychiatric treatment for youth. The capabilities of the facility as a whole allow for integrated and specialized care for children, adolescents and adults facing difficult challenges.

Texas NeuroRehab Center is currently accepting applications for a Registered Nurse (RN). RNs provide direct patient care and medical management and assessment of the patients. A Registered Nurse ensures environmental safety and crisis management for the patient population, and directs the implementation of behavior management program to ensure consistent carry-through.

The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
Provide direct patient care as prescribed by the physician and treatment team
Provide medical management and assessment of patients
Ensure environmental safety and crisis management for the patient population
Direct the implementation of behavior management programs and ensure consistent carry-through
Make patient and task assignments to subordinates and monitor their performance of duties
Provide training and education to staff, patients, families, and others
Document patient care, ensure that data is accurate, and that it is included in the master treatment plan via timely nursing care plan updates
Work with the treatment team to provide a consistently therapeutic milieu

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnoses, and interventions with patients. Knowledge of milieu management. Ability to direct subordinates in the performance of their duties. Ability to accurately administer medication and monitor side-effect. Ability to safely implement Special Treatment Procedures. Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with patients and families. Skill in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation.

Education and Training: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing BSN preferred

Licensure and/or Certification: Current State of Texas Registered Nurse License Current CPR certification RN,C; CRRN preferred

Experience: One year of Chemical Dependence experience preferred

Physical/General: Able to sustain physical activity throughout scheduled shift. Able to remain on feet throughout scheduled shift. Able to physically restrain patients by individual or team restraint per policy. Able to lift, carry, and lower 50 pounds without assistance. Able to push patients in wheel chairs up and down hills and pursue running patients. Able to transfer patients to and from wheelchairs, beds, toilets, and vehicles. Able to confront a dangerous and aggressive patient. Verbal skills to communicate to deescalate a crisis situation. Writing skills to accurately convey patient behavior and status. Visual observation skills so as to convey verbally & in writing patient behavior or to protect self and others from aggressive patients or other accidents. Writing skills to include legibility and correct grammar to convey patient behavior and other information in the patient chart. Ability to assist in direct patient care from prompting through total care (i.e. bath, diapering). Able to feed patients. Regular / required attendance. Hearing and vision sufficient to perform essential job functions. Emotional stability and ability to deal with changing priorities.

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.

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