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RN - Gero- 7p-7a (3 rotating shifts) + $8K Bonus - (242835)

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Deltek Talent Management - RN - Gero- 7p-7a (3 rotating shifts) + $8K Bonus - (242835)

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RN - Gero- 7p-7a (3 rotating shifts) + $8K Bonus - (242835)

Facility Name
MEMPHIS, TN 38133 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nurse Practitioner
Job Description

Since 1969, Lakeside Behavioral Health System has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and Mid-South region. The 345-bed facility is the largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the United States. We are located on a serene 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County, serving as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors. Lakeside’s comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse. Lakeside is part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). 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. Lakeside provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to be part of a team-oriented and compassionate organization. Our staff tell us that our team is their number one reason for working at Lakeside, although we offer competitive compensation, excellent comprehensive benefits, opportunities for advancement, tuition assistance, and paid time off. Lakeside currently has an opening for a Registered Nurse who will have the opportunity to grow within UHS. Job Description: The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Lakeside Behavioral Health System. The Registered Nurse prescribes coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process, which is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care. The Registered 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 Registered Nurse will learn behavioral health skills while maintaining clinical skills such as phlebotomy, IV's, EKG's and catheter care.The Registered Nurse may also assume Charge Nurse responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

 Must have outstanding interpersonal skills along with a caring, compassionate, and professional presentation.  Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred. One year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred. Licensure and registration by the Tennessee Board of Nurse Examiners or equivalent as a registered nurse lawfully able to practice in Tennessee. Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management and CPR training.

You will help patients with mental illnesses such as depression, dementia, and Alzheimer's.  Treatments you will be responsible for include medication distribution and you will develop nursing assessment skills.  Employees tell us that they appreciate the teamwork, and most of all, the difference that they make in patients’ lives on this unit.

This opportunity provides the following:


  • UHS is challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan for full-time and part-time positions
  • 401k plan with company match for full-time and part-time positions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
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