Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) El Paso Behavioral Health System
Universal Health Services, Inc.
September 22, 2018
EL PASO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™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 83,000 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.
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) El Paso Behavioral HealthÂ
El Paso Behavioral Health is a private 163-bed psychiatric hospital located in El Paso, Texas, specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care. The hospital provides a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for patients. They offer inpatient and day hospital, or outpatient, services with supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of patients.Â El Paso has grown over the years to include specific programs tailored to women, seniors, military, children and adolescents.
El Paso Behavioral Health is currently seeking a dynamic Behavioral Health Executive with a proven track record providing services in a for profit Behavioral Health Hospital/Residential Treatment Program or has managed a large Psychiatric/Behavioral Health department within a large Acute care Hospital. Candidates must show a strong employment history with progressive growth throughout their career. The ideal Chief NursingÂ Officer (CNO) candidate will be responsible for the clinical practice of nursing which includes directing all services provided by the Nursing Services Department.Â As a member of senior management, this position ensures the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies, programs, and services consistent with the facility's goals and objectives, and actively participates in a leadership role by consulting with facility management in designing and providing total patient care and services.
Direct the provision of 24-hour nursing services for the facility.
Develop, implement and revise corporate, facility and Nursing Services policies and procedures within the guidelines of the Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules and Regulations of the facility and taking into consideration the recommendations of the CEO, the Medical Director, the Director of Clinical Services and the nursing staff.
Review the progress, quality,Â and effectiveness of all nursing programs.
Establish methods for evaluating nursing care practices, formulate plans for new programs andÂ changes to existing programs, and initiate and/or utilize studies and research applicable to theÂ development of nursing services.
Consult with the CEO on the development of long and short-term facility projects, goals andÂ objectives of Nursing Services.
Establish nursing committees as needed for quality and patient care needs.
Strategically solve problems that encompass the larger view of the organization, and establish goals by utilizing an understanding of organizational dynamics in planning and problem-solving.
Participate in developing, justifying and controlling the annual budget for department personnel,Â facilities,Â and equipment.
Consult with facility management in the development and facilitation of program activities, whichÂ assure an optimal therapeutic experience for all patients.
Ensure all Nursing Services programs maintain current departmental manuals.
Direct a system that ensures that individual patients and their families are involved in the development of individualized treatment plans.
Maintain an active involvement and awareness of all patient admissions, discharges, and transfers.
Meet regularly with Program Managers, the Medical Director and program staff to ensure complianceÂ with program goals and objectives.
Serve on facility committees and attend meetings as assigned.
Act as a behavior model in transmitting clinical and procedural expertise to other nursing staff.