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Registered Nurse - FT (6p-6a) - $6K sign-on bonus - (11656)

Universal Health Services

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Registered Nurse - FT (6p-6a) - $6K sign-on bonus - (11656)

Facility Name
Timberlawn Behavioral Health System
DALLAS, TX 75228 US (Primary)
Career Area
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

For over a century, Timberlawn Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Dallas Metro-Area. The 144 bed facility is located on a safe and private 18 acre campus in Dallas County and provides inpatient behavioral health treatment for adults, seniors and adolescents. Timberlawn's specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug addiction.

The R.N. Staff Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Timberlawn Hospital and the ANA Standards of Practice for Psychiatric Mental Health Care. The R.N. Staff Nurse prescribes coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process, which is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care. The R.N. Staff Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit. The R.N. Staff Nurse may also assume Charge Nurse responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

Education:  Graduate of an accredited nursing program.  BSN preferred.   

Experience:  One year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred.

Licensure:  Licensure by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners or Compact State Licensure as a Registered Nurse. 

Knowledge:  Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management.  Certification in CPR and Handle with Care may be obtained during new employee orientation.  Must be flexible; may be required to work overtime.

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