Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
UHS is 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.
Saint Simons By-The-Sea Hospital is a 101 bed psychiatric and addictive disease hospital for adults and adolescents. We strive to provide quality mental health treatment and addiction treatment services in the area. Located on Saint Simons Island, Ga., Saint Simons By-The-Sea's serene island setting ensures privacy and anonymity, enabling the patient to concentrate on recovery. Our hospital is conveniently located within driving distance of Jacksonville, FL, Savannah, GA, and other surrounding cities in the South Georgia and Northern Florida region. The hospital's comfortable, supportive environment helps put patients at ease. Saint Simons By-The-Sea's staff has extensive experience in the fields of addiction treatment, recovery, relapse prevention and mental health treatment.
Saint Simons By-The-Sea Hospital is seeking an experienced Psych Nurse Practitioner to work closely with the Medical Director, Clinical Staff, and Nursing Staff to provide comprehensive mental health assessments, determine diagnosis plans, prescribe treatments, and manage mental health care regimens in collaboration with the designated physician.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:
Manages the care of patients in the Acute Stabilization Programs in conjunction with the Medical Director (psychiatrist)
Meets with patients two to three times per week and perform medication check-ups, according to an approved protocol.
Performs assessment of patients for psychiatric issues / substance abuse and records findings in an accurate and concise manner.
Correlates the significance of mental health history, physical assessment, and laboratory data to formulate a care (treatment) plan consistent with approved protocols.
Implements plan of care (treatment) with appropriate treatment team.
Consults appropriately with physicians, clinical staff, and Therapists.
Provides patient education (and family when appropriate) (i.e. diagnosis, treatment plan, continuing care needs, and health maintenance, etc.).
Recognizes continuing care needs and makes appropriate referrals as necessary.
Recognizes, and responds appropriately, to the psychosocial needs and behaviors of patients when developing a treatment plan.
Assists the Director of Nursing in the development of the nursing staff.
Participates in the education experiences of the hospital staff.
Participates in evaluative research and utilizes research to determine evidence-based practice protocols.
Reviews admissions with the admitting physician and determines the appropriate level of care in accordance with ASAM criteria.
This opportunity offers the following:
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