• Universal Health Services
  • $66,750.00 -89,430.00/year*
  • Atlanta , GA
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 1716 Womack Rd

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Peachford Hospital is seeking experienced Charge Nurses (Registered Nurse) (RN) for our busy private psychiatric and addictive disease facility. The Charge Nurse (RN) role is considered to be one of the primary entry-ways into Nursing Leadership.

Located in the beautiful Dunwoody neighborhood of Atlanta, Peachford Hospital features individual units for children, adolescents, adults and seniors, serving residents of Georgia and beyond. We offer inpatient acute care, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. For more information on our hospital, follow us on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/peachford-behavioral-health/ and online at www.peachford.com

Charge Nurses (RN) are responsible for ensuring that assigned staff on assigned units deliver quality nursing care to both psychiatric and chemically dependent adult, geriatric and adolescent patients.

Key Responsibilities of the Charge Registered Nurse (RN) include:

  • Serve as the leader for their shift and unit. Assign and monitor staff to patients/duties.

  • Assess patients through a systematic process of interacting with patient, the patient s significant others, and the appropriate health care providers.

  • Administer medications in a safe, accurate, and timely manner utilizing the Five Rights of medication administration.

  • Collect and analyze data regarding the patient s physical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and anticipated discharge planning needs.

  • Determine patients alcohol or drug toxicity and identify signs of withdrawal.

  • Develop a comprehensive outline of care and specific goals and interventions to be included in treatment planning.

  • Monitor patients following nursing unit policies and procedures.

  • Inform leadership of on-going issues on their unit.

This Charge Nurse (RN) opportunity provides the following:

  • Up to $5,000 sign on bonus

  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

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.

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.


Job Requirements

Valid Georgia Nursing License (RN)

Two years of psychiatric nursing experience

Previous leadership experience preferred



Associated topics: asn, bsn, care, ccu, infusion, intensive care unit, nurse rn, psychatric, registed, staff nurse

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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