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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
Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System (SBHS) is a 178-bed acute care facility located in Streamwood,IL and has been providing mental health treatment to the Chicagoland community and the state of Illinois since 1991. We are dedicated to offering services to meet the ever-changing emotional and behavioral healthcare needs of children, adolescents, and their families. SBHS has a Full-time Charge Nurse position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:The Charge Nurse assumes responsibility to oversee unit operations during assigned shift. This includes supervising nursing staff and ensuring that quality patient care is provided in an effective and timely manner. This position has responsibility for the supervision of care of patients within the developmental age group of the assigned unit. The Charge Nurse participates in Performance Improvement Projects on his/her prospective unit to enhance the quality of care provided to the patients served on their units. The Charge Nurse serves as a mentor and preceptor to new orientee nurses to the organization.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: Graduated from an accredited school of nursing is required. 2 years work experience in a psychiatric treatment setting with children, adolescents or adults. Prefer 2-3 years of experience as a Charge Nurse.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Illinois. A thorough knowledge of TJC, Medicare, OSHA regulations and all other state and federal regulatory standards. Primary Source Verification shall be required through Illinois Department of Professional Regulations
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