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.
Schick Shadel Hospital is seeking a Director of Nursing committed to providing a supportive and compassionate environment and the highest level of patient care and satisfaction to the diverse population we serve. SSH embraces patients of different race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation age, national origin, disability, marital status, and effective, unique and proven medical treatment for people with substance use disorders to help them live a clean and sober life. SSH is a 60-bed facility that offers medical detox and a 10-day treatment program for alcohol and chemical dependency.
Schick Shadel Hospital, is a 60 bed alcohol and substance use disorder hospital located in the outskirts of Seattle, Washington, that has been providing successful chemical dependency treatment since 1935. The hospital, which claims the "#1 Success Rate" in treating alcoholism, bases its success on its unique and powerful counter conditioning treatment program. The hospital provides medical detoxification and an intense, short stay addiction treatment program for alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, prescription opioids and heroin (smoked and snorted).
Job Description: The Director of Nursing is a key member of the Hospital Leadership Team who will integrate and coordinate a patient centric nursing strategy with a keen focus on patient care; ensuring that delivery of high-quality and cost-effective health care is consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Universal Health Services and in accordance with government regulation, licensing and accreditation requirements. The DON participates in the hospital's strategic planning and contributes to the achievement of institutional goals and objectives.
The Director of Nursing will focus on 5 key areas: People, Service, Quality, Growth, and Finance PEOPLE: Creates an environment which supports employee development and teamwork to deliver compassionate patient care in a safe environment. SERVICE: Creates systems, processes and care standards to support the delivery of patient care in a safe, fiscally sound environment of service excellence. QUALITY: Provides accessible, timely, efficient, cost effective care by utilizing evidenced -based practice and continuous performance improvement. GROWTH/COMMUNITY: Fosters an environment that supports growth and community through activities, partnerships and shared goals. FINANCE: Supports an environment of financial stability to achieve the UHS mission and strategy.