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Company: Universal Hospital Services, Inc.
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities 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, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. The Recovery Center, located in Wichita Falls, TX, has served clients from throughout the state of Texas as well as Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico for over 15 years. We believe that treatment held in a setting that is similar to home increases our clients' chances for maintaining recovery after leaving the facility. That's why The Recovery Center provides a comfortable, home-like environment for those seeking treatment for addiction issues. This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment that puts patient care first while also having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. Shift: Per Diem Position Summary: The LVN performs under the direction of a Registered Nurse and Chief Nursing Officer in providing nursing care to assigned patients, utilizing basic understanding of psychiatric and personality disorders, administering medications, and other duties in the LVN scope of practice. This opportunity provides the following: Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan for full-time employees 401k plan with company match for full-time employees Generous Paid Time Off for full-time employees Challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries Qualifications Education: Graduate from an accredited professional vocational/practical nursing program. Experience: Minimum one (1) year as a LVN in psychiatric nursing preferred. Licensure: Licensed to practice vocational/practical nursing from the State Board of Nursing. Additional Requirements: Must pass a medication administration exam before administering medications, and CPR certification and successful completion of Handle With Care (HWC) including restraint and seclusion policies within 30 days of employment and prior to assisting in restraining procedures. If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience and a strong benefits program including medical, dental, and life insurances and our 401(k) retirement plan. 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. 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 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Hospital Services, Inc., Wichita Falls , LPN/LVN, Healthcare , Wichita Falls, Texas

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