One of the nation'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 World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune: ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of American's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operation 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.
For over 38 years, Shadow Mountain Hospital has provided caring, compassionate care for children, adolescents and adults in need of mental health treatment. Our goal is to provide services that will enable clients to return to a healthy, productive role within his or her family, school, work and community as quickly as possible. Various treatment modalities are used to give individuals a foundation upon which to build healthy, productive lives. Our greatest asset is our staff, comprised of psychiatrists, professional nurses, mental health technicians and therapists. These individuals work as a team to uphold Shadow Mountain's reputation for excellence in helping patients resolve their mental health problems.
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing interventions and management of acute and residential patients (ages 4-17) as prescribed by the physician, and assists the RN with oversight of restraint, seclusion, and behavioral crisis intervention. Provides supervision and guidance of direct care workers as charge nurse, assures milieu management and quality delivery of treatment to assigned patients. Provides patient specific treatment, adheres to patient safety standards, assures patient rights, prevents and identifies abuse, and oversees quality of behavioral interventions.