Parkwood Behavioral Health System (a UHS facility):
Parkwood Behavioral Health System provides behavioral health and chemical dependency services to the Mid-South region and has been in business since 1987. We are located in Desoto County, in the northwest corner of Mississippi and approximately 7 miles south of Memphis.
As treatment options and patient care innovations have continued to become available we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. At Parkwood, our caring staff focus on providing compassionate care to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.
We offer a full continuum of care that provides treatment options to meet the individual needs of adults, adolescents and children. Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes a 148-bed inpatient acute and residential care facility, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.
For more information about Parkwood Behavioral Health System, please visit our website at https://parkwoodbhs.com/
Licensed Practical Nurse
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Parkwood Behavioral Health. The Licensed Practical Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit. The Licensed Practical Nurse also may assume Charge Nurse Responsibilities as required.
Graduate of an accredited licensed practical nursing program.
One (1) year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred.
Licensure and registration by the Mississippi Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse, or multi-state license as approved by NCSBN.
Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes, therapeutic relationships and processes, age specific growth and developoment, limit setting, crisis and behavioral managemnet and CPR training.
What do our current nurses value at UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Licnesed Pracical Nurse (LPN) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Universal Health Services (UHS)
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.
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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
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