Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Universal Health Services, Inc. (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 81,000 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. Riveredge Hospital is a 210-bed acute care facility located in Forest Park, IL providing mental health services to the Chicagoland community and state of Illinois since 2007. Being a three-time Joint Commission Top Performer, Riveredge Hopital has a Full-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner position available with our Inpatient and Outpatient Services.
Under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will diagnose , treat, evaluate and manage acute and chronic Psychiatric patients in strict compliance with hospital policy and procedure. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:·Diagnose, treat, evaluate and manage acute and chronic Psychiatric patients. Coordinate patient care through a continuum and facilitate the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to quality of care. Serve as a liaison and advocate for patients by assisting in coordinating continuing care for those with acute and chronic psychiatric problems. Collaborates with families, case managers, nursing, discharge planning and multidisciplinary team to ensure appropriate utilization of health care resources. Educates patients and family members about the illness/condition, medication, and available resources; Administers and prescribes medications; Provides patient counseling.