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DIRECTOR OF NURSING at Gulfport Behavioral Health System

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Gulfport, Mississippi





Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES

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'ss 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. Helping those in need is what we do at Gulfport Behavioral Health System. Our dedicated and caring group of professionals work with children, pre-adolescent, adolescents and adults to help them and their families resolve and manage life difficulties. With a full range of treatment options customized to meet the needs of individuals, we can help you or someone you care about face life's difficulties with the professional support, confidentiality and experience that can make a difference.
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The Director of Nursing is responsible for the development, organization, provision, and evaluation of all nursing functions within the facility with 24/7 responsibility for those functions. He/she utilizes sound client/resident care standards and recognized nursing standards of practice in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and models of nursing care. Leadership is provided with consideration of the organization as a whole; promoting an atmosphere of respect and encouragement for professional growth for all nursing staff members. The Director of Nursing collaborates with other facility leaders on all matters relevant to the delivery of quality client/resident care services and continually assesses the utilization of the collaborative process among the nursing staff at all levels and other disciplines/departments to ensure organized, comprehensive, efficient, and effective client/resident care. The Director of Nursing reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensure/and Experience Qualifications: RN licensed in state of Mississippi. BSN required. Master's degree in Nursing with psychiatric emphasis preferred. If DON does not have an advanced degree in nursing or a related field, he/she must have routine supervision/consultation with an RN with an MSN in psychiatric/mental health nursing. Minimum of 5 years of psychiatric nursing experience with progressive supervisory experience.

This opportunity provides the following benefits:

* UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

* Competitive Compensation

* Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401k plan with company match

* Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc. UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in 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 UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

All employment at UHS is with one of the subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc., including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. Universal Health Services is a holding company.

UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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