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.
Rockford Center is seeking a dynamic and talented Registered Nurse.
Rockford Center is Delaware's first private psychiatric facility and remains a leader in providing behavioral health care services and continues its commitment to providing quality health care. Rockford Center, a 138-bed acute psychiatric hospital continues to provide a full continuum of behavioral health services to geriatrics, adults, adolescents, and children.
The Registered Nurse will deliver quality nursing care to psychiatric adult patients.
Key Responsibilities include:
Conducts ongoing and individualized nursing care duties as assigned and as dictated by the patient's condition in accordance with physician orders and facility protocols.
Reports change in patient physical, mental status or episodes of seclusion or restraint to nurse manager or supervisor during each shift.
Collaborates with other team members in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an individualized plan of care.
Performs treatments and therapies as ordered by physician in an appropriate and timely fashion.
Documents patient care, findings, and psychosocial responses to nursing interventions.
Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.
Administer patient medications as prescribed by physician. Assessing vital signs and accu-checks prior to dispensing medications.
Provide education to patients on their prescribed medications, documenting this in the patient record.
Complete nursing admission assessments and daily nursing assessments.
Direct and assist mental health clinicians in the care and direction of patient.