Float Registered Nurse - Full-time, Night Shift

Universal Health Services Jamaica Plain, MA

Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS) isone of the nation's largest and most respected health care managementcompanies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals,behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health careproperties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchisebased on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our successcomes from a responsive management style and a service philosophybased on integrity, competence and compassion.

ArbourHospital,a 118 bed (106 Adult/12 Adolescent) private psychiatric facilitylocated in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood; the hospitalalso manages an 18 bed satellite adult psychiatric unit inQuincy. Arbour Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commissionand licensed by the MA Department of Mental Health.

ArbourHospitalin Boston's Jamaica Plain area, is currentlyseeking Float RegisteredNurses to work Registered Nurses at the Arbour Hospital are part of avaluable team that helps manage safety, infection control, andgeneral patient care. Nurses are responsible for nursing tasks inaccordance with the established standards of nursing practice inorder to ensure quality of nursing care. The Nurse consistentlyidentifies patient and family educational needs, develops effectiveteaching methods, evaluates the effectiveness of the interventionsand monitors and evaluates the effects of patient medication.


1. Completes initial nursing assessment

2. Completes the initial treatment plan

3. Consistently follows Nursing Services Policy and Procedureswhen transcribing, administering and documenting medications andtreatments as evidenced by result of auditing charts by Unit NurseManager.

4. Communicates effectively

5. Utilizes appropriateresources and opportunities to meet identified learning needs,including Basic Life Support, mandatory in-services, and clinicalsupervision.

6. Provides general and specific direction to MHAs of thetreatment team

7. Implements changes to nursing policies andprocedures

8. Supports patient and staff safety by following hospitalNursing Services and IPSP safety Policies and Proceduresconsistently.

9. Collaborates in the development and maintenance of atherapeutic environment

10. Floats when needed to other units based on Hospitalneeds.


Full time (32 hours per week)


Night, every other weekendrequirement, which includes Saturday/Sunday


11:00pm –7:30am

Other importantbenefits:

401(k)Plan. Anexcellent 401(k) plan with generous company match is provided toeligible employees. The plan is managed and administered by FidelityInvestments and offers a wide array of investment options. Employeesare eligible to join after 30 days of service.

TuitionAssistance. Reimbursement for job-related seminars and academiccourses.

Stock PurchasePlan.Employees may purchase UHS stock through payroll deduction and with a10 percent discount.



The following are the jobrequirements for the Float Registered Nurse position:

* Licensed Registered Nursein the State of Massachusetts

* Associate degree in Nursing isrequired; BSN is preferred

* Experience (clinical rotationor one year) working in a psychiatric facility

* Demonstrates ability tofunction as interdisciplinary team member with good communicationskills.

UHS is not acceptingunsolicited assistance from search firms for this employmentopportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submittedby search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internetor in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreementin place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS.No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHSas a result of the referral or through other means.