END DATE October 08, 2016

Chief Nursing Officer

Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital - FORT WASHINGTON, PA

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Job Description

Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital (BGBH), a subsidiary of
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), is located on an
11-acre campus in picturesque Fort Washington, Pa., a
small suburban town of Philadelphia. Our 146-bed
facility provides a safe and comfortable environment for
patients suffering from mental illness and behavioral
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. Founded in 1978, UHS
subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The
UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare
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.
The Chief Nursing Officer uses discretion and
independent judgment to organize and administer
psychiatric nursing services at the hospital. The CNO
provides leadership in developing performance standards
for all nursing department personnel, and evaluates and
counsels all employees on their performance in a
professional and timely manner. The CNO directs the
implementation and ensures compliance with standards of
nursing practices that promote optimal health care
delivery and meet regulatory requirements.
As a member of senior management team, this position
ensures the development, implementation and evaluation
of policies, programs and services consistent with the
facility s goals and objectives, and actively
participates in a leadership role by consulting with
facility management in designing and providing total
patient care and services. The CNO functions in an
advisory capacity to the CEO in evaluating and
establishing best practices.
Education: BSN/MSN preferred.
Experience: A minimum of five (5) years experience in
nursing administration and/or dedicated leadership
experience in psychiatric nursing preferred.
Licensure: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in PA.