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 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 Prairie Behavioral Health Center is a Joint Commission approved and state licensed facility for 88 beds, which includes pediatric units, adolescent girls, adolescent boys, and MISA (Mental Illness Substance Abuse) unit. We are committed to providing youth with compassionate treatment that encourages self-responsibility and personal growth. Lincoln Prairie provides treatment to children and adolescents (ages 3-17) that present with a broad range of psychiatric and behavioral disorders. Lincoln Prairie offers an array of outpatient programs. We provide educational programs, enhanced Occupational Therapy services, Recreational Therapy, Art and Music Therapy, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.
We are offering an opportunity for current nursing students, recent nursing graduations, or licensed registered nurses to shadow the psychiatric RN position at our facility. The Psychiatric RN job shadow opportunity is a research tool to learn about a career field of interest and to gain real life perspective of what it is like to engage in the role of a Psychiatric RN. RN students and current RNs can get the opportunity to observe an experienced psych nurse to better understand the duties and responsibilities. This is an unpaid job shadow experience, which includes shadowing at least one or two days a week, 4 or 7 hour shifts on days and/or evenings throughout a one month time period. The schedule would be set based on the facility's and the applicant's availability.