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Company: UHS
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


Registered Nurse (RN)- Behavioral Health Opportunity!

This opportunity is PRN and offers 12 hour shifts 7a-7:30p & 2 weekend shifts per month, and night shift 7p-7:30a & 2 weekend shifts per month.

This position requires 6 shifts per month minimum and 3 holidays per year.


Rockford Center is a 138-bed mental health facility located in Newark, DE, providing easy access to a full complement of inpatient and partial behavioral health programs for children and adolescents, adults, and older adults. Rockford is the only child inpatient behavioral health facility in DE, offers an experienced and tenured senior management team, and serves New Castle County and northern Maryland.

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Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse provides direct nursing care to patients as prescribed by the physician and is under the direction and supervision of the appropriate facility nursing leadership. The RN provides nursing care specific to the age population served. Nursing activities are limited to those in compliance with the State Nurse Practice Act and facility policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities/Duties:

--- Conducts ongoing and individualized nursing care duties as assigned and as dictated by the patient's condition in accordance with physician orders and facility protocols.
--- When administering PRN medications, assess for confirmed med for PRN, documents need (rationale) and its effectiveness in the medical record.
--- Reports change in patient physical, mental status or episodes of seclusion or restraint to nurse manager or supervisor during each shift. Ensures family and physician notification is completed and documented if a patient is transported to Emergency Room, Injured, Falls or is Placed in Seclusion or Restraints.
--- Collaborates with other team members in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an individualized plan of care.
--- Performs treatments and therapies as ordered by physician in an appropriate and timely fashion.
--- Documents patient care, findings, and psychosocial responses to nursing interventions.
--- Documents PRN medications given, reason and effect
--- Initiates emergency measures according to age appropriate CPR and client resuscitation protocols.
--- Participates in emergency crisis interventions according to age appropriate techniques.
--- Maintains confidentiality related to patient, family, client facility and staff in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
--- Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.

Benefits for an RN include:

Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Tuition Assistance
Chamberlain University Partnership discount
Loan Forgiveness
In-house Psychiatric Nurse Residency Transition-to-Practice
Orientation (Could earn 20 CEUs)
Career development opportunities across UHS and its 300+locations!
Diverse programming to expand your experience and energize your career
HealthStream online learning catalogue with plenty of free CEU courses
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

If you would like to learn more about the Registered Nurse (RN) position before applying, please contact Rose Vallejo, HR/Healthcare Recruiter at 302-996-5480 ext 228 or

About Universal Health Services:

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 revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Job Requirements:

  • Current license to practice nursing in DE (or eligible to receive or renew).
  • New grads encouraged to apply! Excellent orientation and mentor program available!
  • Current CPR
    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.


    At UHS and all subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career 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 feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449

Keywords: UHS, Newark , RN - MENTAL HEALTH- PRN, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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