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Registered Nurse-RN (overnight)

Austin Oaks Austin Full-Time
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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 65,000 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. UHS has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s top 500 public companies as well as Fortune list of 500 “World’s Most Admired Companies” in 2017 and 2018!

Austin Oaks Hospital is seeking a qualified, energetic candidate for our Registered Nurse position - RN New Grads welcome to apply for our day shift opening!   We are also looking for experienced professionals to join us in being a community partner for mental health. If you are a dedicated, hardworking individual who wants to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients, please apply online at www.austinoakshospital.com . Austin Oaks Hospital is located in South Austin 10 minutes from downtown. We are an acute psychiatric hospital offering inpatient services to Adult, Adolescents, and Children.

Registered Nurse (RN) key responsibilities include but not limited to: To provide nursing care for psychiatric patients using the nursing process.  To assess mental health needs, develop nursing diagnoses, identify outcomes, plan and evaluate nursing care.  To administer and/or monitor the effects and side effects of medications and treatments ordered by a physician.  To ensure safety and provide milieu management and crisis intervention strategies.  Patients served include children, adolescents, and adults (18+) and geriatric (55+).

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Job Requirements


Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, planning, intervention and evaluation of psychiatric patients.  Ability to accurately administer medication and treatments and monitor for effectiveness and side effects.  Knowledge of milieu management.  Ability to delegate responsibility to other staff and monitor their performance.  Ability to safely implement special treatment procedures.  Skill in developing therapeutic relationship with adults and their families.  Skill in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation.  Skill in teaching patients and families about the patient’s health needs.  Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes decisions of a complex nature.  Maintains confidentiality and HIPAA standards.  Regular and predictable attendance is required.


  • Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, currently licensed to practice by the Texas State Board of Nursing.  
  • Preferred: BSN and ANA Certification.


  • Current Texas State Registered Nurse License. Current CPR.
  • Aggressive Behavior Management training – within 90 days of hire date. Is deemed a Qualified Mental Health Provider (QMHP)


  •  Required: Inpatient psychiatric nursing experience.  
  • Preferred: One year medical/surgical experience. 

Shift:  12 hour shifts –  May be required to work flexible hours.


Recommended skills

Mental Health
Psychiatric And Mental Health Nursing
Nursing Process
Medical Surgical Nursing


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