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  • Behavioral Health
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Registered Nurse (RN) *Sign On Available*

Job Code:  231016
Facility: Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center
Location: SPRINGFIELD, IL US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Category: Nursing
FTE: .8
Position Summary:

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 currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to assess, direct, delegate, coordinate and evaluate patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members and in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care and practices. The RN will ensure that all patients will receive optimal care and that the unit duties are completed.


 The primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Provide quality, professional, psychiatric nursing care.
  • Coordinate and delegate the nursing care within the prescribed treatment plan.
  • Assure compliance with applicable laws pertaining to psychiatric treatments.
  • Provides supervision to all nursing staff assigned to the unit.
  • Maintain all data and records.


Job Requirements:

  • Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois. 
  • A graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • One (1) year experience as a registered nurse in a psychiatric health care facility preferred.
  • Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting, crisis and behavior management.
  • Must be self motivated, results-oriented individual who is customer focused.

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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