Registered Nurse- Adults
Company: Universal Health Services
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Registered Nurse (RN) Opportunity
North Star Behavioral Health is one of Alaska's premier mental
health facilities offering hope and healing for children, teens and
adults who struggle with psychiatric or substance abuse issues. We
also offer military-specific care to first responders, service
members, veterans and dependents at the Chris Kyle Patriots
Hospital. We provide an environment that puts patient care first
through excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and
families we treat, at their most vulnerable times. When you work at
North Star Behavioral Health, you are never alone, as you are part
of a large network of peers and leaders that routinely exchange
ideas and review current topics within the industry. With us, you
have the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career
through robust continuing education opportunities and career
advancement with UHS.
The Registered Nurse is a key member of the Northstar Behavioral
Health Team who is responsible for delivering quality general and
psychiatric nursing care to patients with emotional or psychiatric
disorders. They serve actively and constructively as a member of
the treatment team, supporting the organization and program
philosophy of care and ensuring the safety and well-being of each
Collects and analyzes data regarding the patient's physical,
psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and
anticipated discharge planning needs and responds to needs
assessment calls when necessary.
Develops a comprehensive outline of care and updates master
treatment plans, special programs, and problem sheets. Assists in
developing goals and interventions; gathering relevant data and
communicating it to the treatment team.
Establishes effective discharge plans, individualized and relevant
to the needs of patients and significant others.
Follows correct protocols for crisis management and demonstrates
skills in defusing potentially combative or aggressive behaviors;
distinguishes correctly between psychotic behavior and self-control
problems, manipulation, or rebellious behaviors.
Demonstrates sound knowledge of psychotropic medications and other
medications commonly used with psychiatric patients.
Ensures that orders of seclusions & restraints are promptly and
Ensures that rounds and interval checks are properly made and
documented and that problems are reported in a timely manner.
**$5,000-17,000 Retention bonus available**
Current license to practice nursing in State of Alaska (or eligible
to receive or renew)
Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Nursing
Prefer one year of experience working in a psychiatric inpatient
Challenging & Rewarding Work Environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with Company Match & Discounted Stock Plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
Career Development Opportunities within UHS and its 300+
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of
hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc.
has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.
Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500
corporation, annual revenues exceeding $11 billion in 2019. In
2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired
Companies by Fortune on Fortune 500; and recognized in Forbes
ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in
King of Prussia, PA, UHS has over 90,000 employees and through its
subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral
health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care
access points, an insurance offering, a physician network, and
various related services located in 37 US states, Washington D.C.,
Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
If you would like to learn more about the Registered Nurse (RN)
position before applying, please contact Samantha Cathey by email
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of
mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available
to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal
opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit
to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of
individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex
(including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation),
genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal,
state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is
critical to our success.
At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and
recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching
skillset and experience with the best possible career at UHS and
our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and
best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process,
no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal
information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank
information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not
email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo
Mail etc. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related
email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com
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