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Universal Health Services
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Deltek Talent Management - RN - HOUSE SUPERVISOR - DAYS - (44890)

Job Details


Facility Name
Austin Lakes Hospital
AUSTIN, TX 78705 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing Management, Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health
Job Description


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.

AUSTIN LAKES HOSPITAL is seeking a dynamic and talented House Supervisor.

Located in the heart of vibrant Austin, Texas, 58-bed Austin Lakes Hospital offers a continuum of psychiatric services for adults 18 and up with acute mental health needs in a confidential, caring environment that promotes crisis resolution, positive self-awareness, personal growth and problem solving skills.  The cornerstone of our treatment rests on exceptional mental health services and clinical excellence.  Our continuum of care includes inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services to stabilize symptoms of depression, anxiety and other behavioral health disorders.   

7a - 3p; Mon - Thu

Key responsibilities include:

• Assume responsibility for facility operations during the assigned shift.

• Assists in evaluation of the staffs’ performance.

• Evaluate patients/milieu acuity each shift, report status to CNO.

• Assign staff according to acuity and staffing guidelines.

• Assume overall responsibility for the provision of patient care services.

• Assist the CNO in the hiring of new staff.

• Comply with all Administrative, Clinical, and Human Resources policies and procedures.

• Actively support the mission, philosophy, and goals of the hospital.

• Communicate with sensitivity to growth, development, and cultural issues.

• Provide leadership, supervision, and direction to Charge Nurses, RNs, LVNs, MHTs, and Unit    Clerks.

• Assess, direct, and intervene in crisis situations.

• Model age, growth, and developmentally appropriate therapeutic communication in all interactions.

• Exhibit regular & expected / required attendance.

• Maintain professional demeanor in dress, attitude, support of unit program, and hospital mission / philosophy.

Job Requirements


  • Knowledge of all facets of patient care, nursing and clinical systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of psychiatric and medical nursing procedures is essential.
  • Knowledge of all code procedures.
  • Knowledge of standards, regulations, and laws regarding acute psychiatric hospitals.
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures and ability to implement and adhere to safety guidelines.
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Skill in telephone etiquette and paging procedures.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and co-workers.
  • Ability to communicate and compile data relating to patient care.
  • Ability to adhere to safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use good judgment and to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Ability to demonstrate tact, resourcefulness, patience and dedication.
  • Ability to accept direction and adhere to policies and procedures.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of adapting to the various patient age groups (adult and geriatric).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to meet corporate deadlines.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.


Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN preferred.

Licensure / Certification:

Current RN License to practice in the State of Texas

Current CPR certification


At least 2 years psychiatric nursing experience in an acute setting. Experience conducting admissions in a psychiatric setting.  Nursing supervisory experience in a psychiatric setting preferred.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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.



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