Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.
UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies.
West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Our facility maintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and care. This ensures you or your loved one will always be in the hands of a professional medical service provider and will receive the most evidence based care available. West Hills Hospital is JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern Nevada to treat children and adolescents.
Job Description: The Staff Nurse (R.N.) is a registered professional nurse who prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care and practices. The Staff Nurse must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served..
Education: Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Experience: A preference of two (2) years experience in a psychiatric health-care facility.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. Must have a valid driver's license.
Additional Requirements: CPR certification and successful completion of Handle With Care training including appropriate use of Seclusion and Restraint, within 30 days of employment, and prior to assisting in a restraining process. Must pass a medication administration exam.
Electronic Medical Record
Arm Hand Steadiness
Conducting Physical Examinations