Nurse Manager-Pediatric and Adolescent Units
Universal Health Services
 Forest Park, GA

Riveredge Hospital is looking for a dynamic & talented Nurse Manager! If you have a desire to work in an engaging environment with a team of professionals dedicated to the healing and health of the patients we serve, we want to hear from you!

LOVE WHAT YOU DO! Riveredge Hospital is a 210-bed leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services and trauma-informed care to children, adolescents and adults. The hospital offers inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and community residential programs. Riveredge is a Joint Commission approved, Top Performer and state licensed facility focused on short-term crisis stabilization programs. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs through our inpatient, partial, outpatient and residential services.

Nurse Manager Job description includes, but not limited to:

Maintains hospital and program policies and procedures by direct supervision of nursing staff.

Actively participates in the development of patient treatments plans when called upon by nursing staff for support

Acts as a patient advocate in decision making processes

Provides RN coverage for unit needs when necessary for staffing level safety

Maintains appropriate staffing to meet the needs of the patients/ programs within set guidelines

Promotes an environment in which the treatment team can work cooperatively toward program objectives and quality patient care.

Ensures that all assigned staff are oriented according to the needs of the hospital program and standards of care

Assures high quality of patient care through the development and coordination of QA monitoring activities on the program level.

Works cooperatively with all internal departments to ensure standards are met and escalates issues appropriately to the DON and Chief Compliance Officer when necessary

Conducts the initial and on-going evaluation of program nursing staff, probation and annual review, on a timely basis.

Assists the admissions department when necessary by assessing patient care needs, health status, and patient's potential responses to interventions

Evaluates educational needs of staff and coordinates staff development and in-service programs with the Staff Development team

Orient, redirect, and evaluate job performances of staff as assigned;

Acts as liaison between nursing administration and nursing staff.

Rotates as nursing administrator on call.

Participates actively in nursing administrative meetings and committees.

Represents program and hospital when called upon by serving as a speaker or resource to communication.

Works with the DON, Chief Clinical Officer, and other key stakeholders to assure program planning, goals, and objectives are efficiently and effectively implemented.

Informs DON of pertinent clinical and administrative observations.

Willingly adapts to changes and demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility in scheduling and in the performance of duties assigned to this position.

Demonstrates professional ethics in the performance of duties, and serves as a role model by supporting and implementing the basic philosophy and standards of the nursing profession.

Attends all required in-services annually

Riveredge Hospital offers comprehensive benefits our Nurse Manager:

Challenging and rewarding work environment

Competitive Compensation

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan

Generous Paid Time Off

401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries

What do our current nurses value at UHS?

An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Registered Nurse (RN) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development as a Registered Nurse (RN) with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

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.

Riveredge Hospital is looking for a dynamic & talented Nurse Manager! If you have a desire to work in an engaging environment with a team of professionals dedicated to the healing and health of the patients we serve, we want to hear from you!

Job Requirements

Education/License: Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing; current licensure with the Illinois State Board of Nurses. BSN preferred.

Experience/Skills: 1-3 years' nursing experience, minimum one year leadership or supervisory experience, required. Previous experience in a psychiatric hospital or related human service field, required. .Selected skills/credentials as defined by the department's scope of services. Ability to work with others in a team environment.