Registered Nurse - ACUTE PSYCH ADULT/ADOLESCENT FT NIGHTS
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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/24/2016
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
Roxbury Treatment Center is a private 112-bed sub-acute
detoxification/rehabilitation and psychiatric center
located at the foothills of the scenic Blue Mountains.
In our 60-bed chemical dependency unit, detoxification
is conducted under close medical supervision. The team
of physicians and our around-the-clock nursing staff
provide the needed assessment and care. The Recovery
Program offers a professional approach to the treatment
of chemical dependencies. Our treatment team includes
Certified Addictions Counselors, Masters and Bachelors
level clinicians, and nurses.
Our Military Initiative Program opened in June 2010 to
treat active military personnel dealing with chemical
dependency and mental health issues. The co-occurring
program developed by our Treatment Team is a dynamic and
multifaceted approach for this specialized treatment
Roxbury also has an acute psychiatric unit treating
individuals with mental illnesses who need short-term
hospitalization. This program specializes in treating
adult patients who are suffering from co-occurring
disorders; mental illness and substance use/abuse
issues. Staffed with mental health techs and nurses
around the clock, our Chief Medical Officer and
psychiatrists oversee this cutting edge psychiatric
A new acute psychiatric unit treating adolescents
between the ages of 13 - 17 recently opened at Roxbury.
Staffed with mental health techs and nurses around the
clock, our Chief Medical Officer and psychiatrists
oversee this cutting edge psychiatric treatment program
helping teens deal with mental illness and co-occurring
disorders.We also offer individual and group chemical
dependency therapy at our outpatient clinics located in
Carlisle and Chambersburg.
Roxbury Treatment Center currently has a Registered
Nurse position available on the Acute Psychiatric Unit
for night shift. 32 - 40 hours per week with weekend
rotation. While employees of Roxbury Treatment Center
may be hired to work on a specific shift or a specific
unit, please be advised that all employees are required
to work on any shift and any unit as required by the
business needs at any given time. This simply means that
Roxbury will assign staff to work when and where the
facility may have a need for their skills.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone
calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms
to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any
form and/or method without a valid written search
agreement in place for this position will be deemed the
sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event
the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the
referral or through other means.
Graduate of an accredited licensed practical nursing
program. One year prior experience in inpatient or
mental health nursing, preferred. Licensure and
registration by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse
Examiners as a licensed registered nurse.
Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit
violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to
communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other
hazardous waste. General hospital environment.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical
agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 40
pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending
and stooping. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by
negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine
The physical requirements described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee
to successfully perform the functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the primary
Must possess knowledge therapeutic relationship
processes, limit setting and behavior management, crisis
management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training,