North Spring Behavioral Healthcare,a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is a Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS)-licensed, and Joint Commission-accredited 100-bed inpatient facility. In May 2017 North Spring opened a Partial Hospitalization Program to provide Outpatient Services to children and adolescents. We provide therapeutic programs for adolescents in a safe and secure environment that encourages growth and self-responsibility.
North Spring is part of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare 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 80,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare 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.
We are seeking a Nurse Manager to join our team. The Nurse Manager ensures that quality nursing services are rendered to patients in accordance with State regulations and standards of the Nursing Department and the hospital. Acts as a resource for the entire facility on shift. Supervises staff assigned in carrying out their responsibilities. Assists DON with staffing patterns, quality improvement activities and provides feedback/performance evaluation to staff as assigned. Serves as the Infection Control Nurse. Coordinates activities among nursing units and other departments. Assists Admissions Department with assessments and admission procedures when necessary. Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each child/adolescent patient's age specific needs and provide age specific treatment and care.
This is a full time position reporting to the Director of Nursing (DON).
Responsible for nursing care based on the nursing process and in compliance with facility policies and procedures.
Monitors, reports, and documents the patients' behavior and physiological status.
Administers medications and performs treatments/procedures in compliance with facility and nursing services, policies, and procedures.
Guides the response to residents who are behaviorally out of control or who may be experiencing a medical or behavioral crisis in collaboration with the nurse manager and physician.
Reports accurately and concisely to oncoming shifts regarding conditions of patients.
Cover assigned duties and responsibilities as needed.
Conducts monthly rounds.
Maintains PPD annual staff renewals.
Monitors hand-washing for patients and staff.
Oversees annual flu vaccinations (assurance of 100% with staff filling out the declination form).
Prepares the department schedule including tracking and coverage for PTO.
Assists the DON with the hiring process.
Assist with gathering information for the monthly QC reports.
Random chart audits
Monthly medication count
Participates in all departmental meetings
Orders medical and office supplies
Suggests and implements programs to improve staff morale
Contributes to the quarterly and annual performance evaluations
Mentors new nurses to assist with the on-boarding process
Assures staff compliance with all required trainings