Registered Nurse RN WEEKENDS


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Job Description

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.

Dover Behavioral Health is a mental health facility located in Dover, DE. Our treatment center provides mental health and addiction treatment services to individuals from Delaware, Maryland, and most other states throughout the US. Our experienced, caring professionals are the heart of what we do, providing superior inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare services for adolescents and adults. We provide consistent attention to our patients and are responsive to their individual needs. Our treatment programs are tailored to the needs of each patient and are developed and implemented through a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach that combines the skill and expertise of our healthcare professionals. All who turn to us for assistance will find a helping hand and a compassionate heart.

Dover Behavioral Health System is seeking dynamic and talented Registered Nurses for Saturdays and Sundays 7a - 11p to join its growing hospital! At DBH, our nurses are committed to delivering high-quality, compassionate, and therapeutic patient care making us a great place to work!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the development and practice of the field of nursing in accordance with the facility and department's philosophy, objectives, standards, policies and procedures
  • Plan, provide, and evaluate patient care through quality Nursing Assessments
  • Document observations, treatments, interventions, patient teaching and responses according to the facility and department’s policy and procedures
  • Develop staff assignments at the start of the shift and delegates tasks to appropriate staff and takes responsibility to ensure that the delegated tasks are completed prior to end of the shift
  • Serve as a leader and role model for patients and hospital staff
  • Develop a therapeutic relationship with patients using strong communication skills and that incorporates the treatment plan goals, objectives, and interventions
  • Maintain a therapeutic and patient-centered milieu on the unit
  • Attend treatment team meetings and collaborates with physicians, therapists, and other team members in planning patient care
  • Administer patient medications as prescribed by physician in a safe, accurate and timely manner utilizing the "Five Rights" of medication administration.
  • This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • A Competitive Total Compensation Package 
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 
  • 401k plan with company match 
  • Generous Paid Time Off and flexible schedules
  • Promotional Opportunities including a clinical ladder program
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • CEU Assistance including onsite trainings!
  • Job Requirements

    Registered Nurse License – must be active and in good standing