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.
Kingwood Pines Hospital is a 116 bed facility located in the beautiful residential Kingwood community. We are located about 30 miles northeast of the Houston Medical Center. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services. We serve children, adolescents, and adults for psychiatric and behavioral health. The hospital also has services in intensive outpatient and partial hospital program services.
Kingwood Pines Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Intake Registered Nurse. The Intake Registered Nurse Provide nursing care, medical screening and triage to all psychiatric and chemical dependency patients presented for assessment and evaluation. Will coordinate the admission process for inpatient, partial or outpatient programs. Facilitate referrals for outpatient services and other community resources.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Perform initial nursing screening and appropriate clinical assessment on all persons who present for an evaluation.
Recognizes signs and symptoms of chemical dependency disorders and applies/utilizes appropriate treatment interventions.
Recognizes signs and symptoms of mental health disorders and applies/utilizes appropriate treatment interventions.
Assess, direct and intervene in crisis situations.
Administer medications as ordered by the physician should the need occur.
Perform the nurse-to-nurse screen for all patients transferred in or out of the Admissions Department.
Perform and document all pre-certifications on all admissions.
Facilitate referrals to outpatient treatment services.
Assume personal responsibility for excellent customer service.
Respond to telephone and face-to-face inquiries from persons seeking behavioral health services.
Document calls and related information on Intake form and enters data into computer system.
Stay abreast of organization's programs and services.
Assist Director with performance monitors.
This opportunity provides the following:
UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan