Mental Health Nursing Supervisor 8/24/2016
Heritage Oaks Hospital
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Description:
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.
Built in 1988, Heritage Oaks Hospital has long been
highly regarded as an integral part of the greater
Sacramento and northern California mental health system.
Heritage Oaks Hospital was recognized by the Joint
Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures
for 2011 and 2012. Conveniently located in the northern
part of Sacramento, Heritage Oaks is a fully accredited
125-bed acute psychiatric facility offering a full range
of individually tailored treatment services to
adolescents, adults and senior adults. Heritage Oaks
provides confidential no-cost assessments as a community
service. The hospital is a Medicare provider, and has
contracts with most commercial health insurance plans,
Medi-Cal and Medicare HMOs. The candidate selected will
be responsible for the following:
The Nursing Supervisor assumes responsibility for
complete facility operations during the assigned shift.
This includes supervising nursing and clinical staff,
and ensuring that patient care is provided in an
accurate and timely manner. This position has
responsibility for the supervision of care of patients
ranging in age from adolescent through geriatrics.
Education: Degree from an accredited program in
professional nursing is preferred; or equivalent
combination of related education and experience is
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience in
an acute hospital setting; preferably in a psychiatric
facility. Supervisory/managerial experience preferred.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the State
Board of Nursing.
Additional Requirements: CPR certification and
successful completion of Handle with Care (including
appropriate use of seclusion and restraint) and Verbal
De-escalation training within thirty (30) days of
employment; must pass a medication administration exam.