Director of Nursing Opportunity
Skywood Recovery Center is a modern residential treatment
facility offering integrated treatment for addiction and mental
health conditions for adults. Skywood Recovery provides individual
and group therapy, experiential therapy, equine and art therapy,
and yoga on a 300-acre campus. Located in Augusta, MI, a convenient
drive from Kalamazoo and Lansing, MI, our beautiful campus offers a
restorative environment with unmatched opportunity to enjoy the
Visit us online: https://skywoodrecovery.com/
The Director of Nursing is a key member of the Skywood Recovery
Leadership Team who will integrate and coordinate a patient centric
nursing strategy with a keen focus on patient care; ensuring that
delivery of high-quality and cost-effective health care is
consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Universal Health
Services and in accordance with government regulation, licensing
and accreditation requirements. The DON participates in the
hospital's strategic planning and contributes to the achievement of
institutional goals and objectives. The Director of Nursing will
focus on 5 key areas: People, Service, Quality, Growth, and
PEOPLE: Creates an environment which supports employee
development and teamwork to deliver compassionate patient care in a
SERVICE: Creates systems, processes and care standards to
support the delivery of patient care in a safe, fiscally sound
environment of service excellence.
QUALITY: Provides accessible, timely, efficient, cost effective
care by utilizing evidenced -based practice and continuous
GROWTH/COMMUNITY: Fosters an environment that supports growth
and community through activities, partnerships and shared
FINANCE: Supports an environment of financial stability to
achieve the UHS mission and strategy.
What do our current nursing leaders value at Skywood Recovery
That despite our large company design, each facility is run
independently, and so our nurse executives have the autonomy to
manage their teams with clinical and educational support from
corporate. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network
of peer nurse leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review
current topics within the industry. That we have an active Nursing
Council based on shared governance and evidence-based practice.
That we offer internal leadership and clinical education, including
a generous annual tuition assistance and continuing education
allowance designed to keep you at the top of your practice. That we
offer and support real career advancement opportunity, including
our COO-in-Training program and a variety of regional and national
corporate roles designed to support the field and share advanced
experience. And, that UHS offers a competitive salary and
comprehensive benefits package that reflects the work/life needs of
our senior leaders.
If you would like to learn more before applying, please contact
Scott Errickson, Program Director-Clinical Recruitment at (484)
584-2725, or via email at Scott.Errickson@UHSinc.com
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of
hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc.
has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.
Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500
corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021,
UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired
Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and
listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and
through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334
behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and
ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician
network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states,
Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
- Licensure: Current license or permit to practice professional
nursing in the state of employment.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a CCNE accredited nursing
program; Master of Science in Nursing is strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated working knowledge of behavioral health nursing
clinical practices and management.
- Extensive knowledge of principles and practices relevant to
nursing and patient care activities.
- Demonstrated knowledge of effective management and supervisory
practices. Highly developed written and verbal communication
- Five or more years of progressive nursing management experience
in behavioral health setting
- Ability to plan, direct, and monitor others' activities with
demonstrated leadership abilities that contribute to a positive
- Proficiency with common computer based applications such as
electronic mail, word processing and various databases, whether PC,
network or mainframe based.
- Travel Requirements: Occasional US travel to conferences and
UHS management meetings.
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment
of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are
available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are
equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully
commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and
compensation of individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and
sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is
critical to our success.
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments
and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching
skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS
and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient
and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment
process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or
personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank
information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not
email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo
Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related
email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting
us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or