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Charge Nurse RN

Dover Behavioral Dover Full-Time
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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 Charge Nurses! The incumbent will be responsible for the overall leadership and coordination of assigned unit. Positions available include Monday - Friday 3-11 Evening Shift, weekends off.

Key Responsibilities include:

Supervise nursing staff on an assigned unit ensuring that quality patient care is provided in an effective and timely manner and the overall function of the unit is successful

Leads shift report ensuring it is completed on time and within policy

Assign duties and assignments on each shift and ensure staff are meeting expectations and all duties are successfully completed by the end of the shift

Serve as a leader in treatment team meetings providing a nursing perspective to total case management of the patient with the interdisciplinary team including reporting to treatment time on time and prepared, proactively communicating outcomes to appropriate parties, and completing treatment plans

Serves as a Patient Satisfaction Survey champion by updating staff on current scores, successes and areas of opportunity; ensures surveys are being completed by patients

Manages the Milieu and upholds the integrity of the unit schedules ensuring patients and staff are engaged at all times

Participates in Performance Improvement Projects on his/her prospective unit to enhance the quality of care provided to the patients served on their units

Serve as a mentor and preceptor to newly hired nurses and other clinical staff; evaluate performance and competence delivering feedback to Nurse Management

Handle escalated issues that occur on the unit and resolve the issues within compliance and in a timely fashion

Ensures codes on assigned unit are conducted properly and safely

Serve as a clinical resource to patients, families, visitors and staff in need of direction or information

Act as a Service Excellence role model for fellow nursing staff and enforce policies and procedures including tardiness, meal breaks, dress code, Q15s, milieu management, etc.

Deliver Continuing Education and In-services to current staff, as appropriate

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 and Stock Options

Generous Paid Time Off and flexible scheduling

Tuition Reimbursement 

Licensure and CEU Assistance, including onsite CEU trainings!

Job Requirements

Registered Nurse License (Active and in good standing) with 2 years working experience

Demonstrated training and leadership aptitudes

Demonstrated Strong Work Performance

Successful completion of Dover Behavioral Health’s Charge Nurse Training Program within 3 months of role acceptance

Obtain Psych Nursing Certification within 3 years of role acceptance (DBH will provide cost assistance)

 

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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 Systems, with locations in Kent County and Sussex County, can be counted on to help you or someone you love overcome mental health and/or substance abuse problems to lead healthier, more satisfying lives. Please call us for a free confidential assessment - available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 302.741.0140 or 855.609.9711. We accept most insurance plans including Medicaid, Medicare and TRICARE®.

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