Registered Nurse Unit Manager

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation?s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory care centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System is a 140 bed hospital offering inpatient services for children, adolescents, adults and their families. Care is given by registered nurses 24 hours a day alongside a quality team composed of psychiatrists, addictionologists, licensed therapists, certified alcohol and drug counselors, activity therapists, mental health techs and teachers. Since 1986, Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System has been a proven provider in mental health and substance abuse.
At Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System, we employ dedicated professionals who desire a challenging and exciting career. At the end of the day, they want to know they really made a positive difference in someone's life. That opportunity is available for you. Come join a team of professionals that administer quality patient care in a family-oriented environment.
This opportunity provides the following:
? Challenging and rewarding work environment
? growth and development opportunities
? competitive compensation
? medical, dental, vision and prescription drug plan
? 401k with company match
? generous paid time off
? Retention and Sign on Bonus ::


The Unit Manager is responsible for the overall functioning of the patient care units.? They must assign appropriate numbers and mix of staff as guided by the staffing plan based on census and patient acuity.? They are responsible for directing and supervising staff in all clinical and administrative matters, ensuring that accreditation standards, practice standards, and policies and procedures are followed and maintained.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:? Must be a current licensed Registered Nurse in the state of Kentucky.? Experience in psychiatric nursing is preferred.

REASONING ABILITY:? Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.? Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in many different situations.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:? Must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken and written word.


The physical demands as described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; use fingers; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; and requires close vision.? The employee is

occasionally required to stand and walk.??? The employee may participate in physical restraint of patients.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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