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 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
Manatee Memorial Hospital, a 319-bed acute care facility is located on the banks of the Manatee River in Bradenton, Florida. The hospital has been a major provider of quality healthcare in the Tampa Bay Region since 1953. Manatee Memorial Hospital has a medical staff of over 500 physicians and the only residency program in the county. The spectacular four-story patient tower welcomes visitors as they cross over the bridge from Palmetto to Bradenton. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical services, including 24-hour emergency services, cardiac, cardiovascular, surgery, outpatient services, womenâ€™s and childrenâ€™s services and orthopedic services, in addition to specialty programs in chest pain, a primary stroke center and the only pediatric center and Level ll Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the county. Manatee Memorial Hospital currently has a Charge Nurse position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
The 2RN/Stroke/Neuro UnitÂ RegisteredÂ NurseÂ assumesÂ responsibility and accountability for planning and providing direct/indirect nursing care to patients, families, and appropriate others under the direct supervision of the DivisionalÂ Director of NursingÂ Services. Coordinates multi-disciplinary team members, directs and educates other nursing personnel to provide and facilitate optimal health care outcomes in accordance with MMH policies and procedures, standards and philosophy. Demonstrates Service Excellence at all times. Other duties as assigned. â€¢ Ability to integrate nursing theory into practice using the nursing process. â€¢ Excellent verbal and written communication skills. â€¢ Ability to problem-solve and work effectively with patients, families, staff and physicians. â€¢ Ability to plan and organize work. â€¢ Ability to work independently and in teams â€¢ Ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of others.