One of the nationâ€™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 Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; 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 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.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that:Â PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 259-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
RN â€" Oncology/Cancer Center
Plans, implements, and evaluations nursing care, utilizing nursing process for assigned patients.Â Provides for psychosocial needs of patients.Â Directs and monitors activities of personnel who deliver patient care.
Â Essential JobDuties:
Performs body system assessment accurately and promptly, including assessment of pain.
Assesses patient/family educational needs and expectations of visit.
Incorporates clinical indicators (labs, radiology, vital signs) in SBAR hand-off report to physician or other staff.
Assesses the biological, psychological, physical, and cultural needs of patients and family members.
Recognizes and provides ongoing assessment of any change in patient condition.
Monitors, recognizes and reports abnormal test results.
Demonstrates appropriate clinical skills.
Provides care independently to assigned patients.
Implements the individual interventions from the plan of care.
Observe patients to evaluate general health and/or any radiation side effects.
Assists and coordinates Radiation Oncologistâ€™s schedule with daily patient appointment schedule.
Cleans, stocks, and orders supplies for exam rooms as required.
Coordinates chemotherapy procedures.
Informs/assists Radiation Therapists with daily scheduling, treatments, block fabrication, and simulations.
Demonstrates adequate skills in using appropriate nursing equipment.
Demonstrates compliance with quality measures.
Documentation is accurate, timely and problem-focused.