::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. In 2017, UHS was 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.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Kingwood Pines Hospital is a 116 bed facility located in the beautiful residential Kingwood community. We are located about 30 miles northeast of the Houston Medical Center. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services. We serve children, adolescents, and adults for psychiatric and behavioral health. The hospital also has services in intensive outpatient and partial hospital program services.
Kingwood Pines Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). The LVN/LPN provides nursing care for psychiatric, chemical dependency and patients under the direction of a registered nurse; to administer and monitor the effects and side-effects of medications and treatments ordered by a physician; to ensure safety and provide milieu management including crisis intervention.
Key Responsibilities Include:
To provide nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse.
To administer medication and medical treatment as prescribed by a physician.
To recognize signs and symptoms of chemical dependency disorders and apply/utilize appropriate treatment interventions.
To recognize signs and symptoms of mental health disorders and apply/utilize appropriate treatment interventions.
To assist with milieu management.
To respond to crisis situations.
To document nursing care, treatment and patient's response.
To provide health education to patients and families.
This opportunity provides the following:
UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan