Garfield Park Hospital is an 88-bed psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services for its diverse population of children and adolescents. Garfield Park Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide a compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs throughout our inpatient and partial services.
Garfield Park Hospital is owned by Universal Health Services Inc., one of the largest and most respected hospital management companies in the nation. UHS owns and operates 218 locally-managed facilities, including 25 acute care hospitals, 187 behavioral health facilities and six ambulatory surgery centers in 36 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Hospital is seeking flex Nurses to grow with us as we expand. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a stable and growing behavioral health organization in the Chicago land community. Come be a part of our winning team of professionals and make a difference.
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Program Specialist provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention and activities of daily living.Â The Program Specialist is additionally responsible for the implantation of programs, training and schedule.
The Essential Job Functions are defined as the fundamental job-related duties that are necessary to the position.Â An employee is deemed qualified for this position if he or she can perform the following duties with or without accommodations:
-Perform all crisis intervention techniques (verbal and physical) and respond to code situations
-Monitor and ensure patient safety at all times
-Ability to therapeutically communicate with patients
-Ability to recognize and communicate the physical and psychological status of the patients under their care
-Assist patient with Activities of Daily Living when necessary