Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 81,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center (VBPC) is a 100-bed freestanding hospital offering acute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 years and older. The hospital is accessible 24 hours a day for admissions, and includes mental health assessments and referral network. Treatment programs and specialty services at VBPC include substance abuse and dual diagnosis. Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center currently has a Full-Time Nurse Clinical Manager position available. Candidates must be available to work occasional weekends and holidays.
The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
Provides assistance and support to the Director of Nursing in the management and support of the Nursing Department and supervising its staff.
Assists in providing 24-hour management of the nursing service and in directing/supervising nursing department activities/functions which encompass Acute Care and Partial Hospitalization programs for age population served by the hospital.
Assists in developing, maintaining and modifying program policy and procedure parameters for quality assurance.
Assists in assuring unit milieu is therapeutic and physically safe and secure at all times.
Assesses, plans implements, conducts and evaluates nursing care rendered to patients.
Consults routinely with the Director of Nursing, CEO and with the Medical Director on an as needed basis.