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Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Madera
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:


River Vista Behavioral Health sits along the bluffs overlooking the San Joaquin River, this brand new, 128-bed facility, will provide high-quality and advanced behavioral health services to residents and visitors in the Central Valley. The new hospital will employ more than 250 people, including clinicians, nurses, mental health technicians, support staff and administration. We are currently seeking a compassionate and talented Nurse Practitioner (NP) to be part of our Medical Staff Team. The Nurse Practitioner diagnose and provide emergency psychiatric services, physical and psychosocial examination on patients. QUALIFICATIONSEducation: master's degree from an accredited nursing program. Experience: A minimum of two (2) years' experience in a psychiatric/behavioral health-care facility preferred. Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the California State Board of Nursing. Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychiatric and psychosocial services, physical and psychosocial examinations to all patients.
  • Develop appropriate treatment plans and provides effective management of patient care with proper evaluation.
  • Performs group or individual therapy and assessments.
  • Provide staff and family consultation around medications and other clinical concerns.
  • Collaborates with all members of healthcare team
  • Promote evidenced-based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.
  • Responsible for providing in-patient care to patients showing a change or decline in mental status, chronic or urgent medical conditions.
  • Prescribe medications within the facility's policy, formulary and relevant regulations of the state.
  • Consult with attending physicians on cases that are beyond the scope of qualifications id psychiatric NP.
  • Provide consultation to the Nursing, Intake, and Medical Staff for improvement in their work performance, which enhance overall quality service delivery of the care.

    Additional Requirements: A thorough knowledge of TJC, Medicare, OSHA regulations and all other state and federal regulatory standards. Possess strong understanding of societies and their impact on mental health. A strong knowledge of The Joint Commission, HCFA, OSHA regulations, and patient rights standards and all other applicable federal and state laws and regulations governing mental health care facilities.One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. UHS is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. EEO Statement:All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal 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), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice:At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial 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 mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or .

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Madera , NURSE PRACTITIONER, Healthcare , Madera, California

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