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Charge Nurse

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Conway
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


Job Posting, Charge Nurse One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services,Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenuesexceeding $11 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's MostAdmired Companies by Fortune on the Fortune 500; and recognized in Forbes ranking ofAmerica's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has over90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioralhealth facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insuranceoffering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico andthe United Kingdom. Charge Nurse Job Description:Lighthouse Behavioral Health Hospital is seeking a motivated Charge Nurse with excellent leadership and communication skills with a passion for helping those struggling with Mental and Behavioral issues. . As a successful candidate, you will provide assistance and care for patients, Lead nursing staff, offer guidance and support, maintain a clean and safe working environment, and ensure that all operational tasks are completed efficiently and on time.To excel in this role, you will need to be a Licensed Nursing Professional (RN)with at least 3 years of experience in a healthcare environment, mental health care a plus. You should enjoy working with people, have excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure.


  • Record patients' medical records and monitor vital signs.
  • Supervising nursing staff and monitoring their needs.
  • Coordinating daily administrating duties, including schedules, nursing assignment, and patient care.
  • Overseeing patient admissions on unit, transfers, and discharges.
  • Monitoring and training new staff and providing support and guidance to all staff members including C N As and MHTs.
  • Monitoring medical charts and providing compassionate care and assistance to patients and family members via phone calls.
  • Communicates unit rules and policies clearly to patient's and patient's family.
  • Liaising with doctors and administrators and communicating any protocol changes to staff.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Recording and maintaining accurate reports.
  • Identifying issues or emergencies codes and responding in a calm, professional and efficient manner.Regulatory Requirements:
  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse to work in South Carolina.
  • Prior experience in a Psychiatric Health Care facility preferred.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Compassionate with sound judgement and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and medical software system.
  • Ability to handle stress and work shifts.
  • Basic knowledge of, and skills in applying principles of, abnormal psychology and mental health problems.
  • Familiarity with psychological, sociological and medical terminologies.
  • Persuasive skills with prospective patients and family members who demonstrate denial or resistance to treatment, within context of appropriate clinical interventions.
  • Crisis Management Skills.EEO Statement: All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equalemployment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries areequal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment,selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color,religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), geneticinformation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristicprotected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here tohelp prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible careerpath at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in classcandidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will requestfinancial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.)from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail,Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioningUHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Wilmington , Charge Nurse, Healthcare , Conway, North Carolina

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