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Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Company: KurzSolutions
Location: Miami
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

"It's So Miami" - America's richest city needs YOU!
The Community - Miami, FL
Miami is a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. In 2012, Miami was classified as an Alpha-World City in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States in terms of finance, commerce, culture, entertainment, fashion, education, and other sectors. It ranked thirty-third among global cities. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City ", for its year-round good air quality, vast green spaces, clean drinking water, clean streets and city-wide recycling programs. According to a 2009 Banking study of 73 world cities, Miami was ranked as the richest city in the United States, and the world's fifth-richest city in terms of purchasing power. Miami is nicknamed the "Capital of Latin America ", is the second-largest U.S. city with a Spanish-speaking majority, and the largest city with a Cuban-American plurality. Downtown Miami is home to the largest concentration of international banks in the United States, and many large national and international companies. The Civic Center is a major center for hospitals, research institutes, medical centers, and biotechnology industries. For more than two decades, the Port of Miami, known as the "Cruise Capital of the World, " has been the number one cruise passenger port in the world. It accommodates some of the world's largest cruise ships and operations, and is the busiest port in both passenger traffic and cruise lines.

Airport Information: Miami International Airport
Miami International Airport (MIA), situated approximately 8 miles northwest of downtown Miami, serves as a bustling gateway to the vibrant city and beyond. Handling an impressive array of domestic flights, MIA boasts connectivity to 82 destinations across the United States, offering travelers convenient access to key cities and regions nationwide. With its strategic location and extensive flight network, Miami International Airport stands as a pivotal hub facilitating seamless travel experiences for millions of passengers annually.

For more information about the airport, check out their website here!

The Facility - Miami VAMC
The Miami VA Healthcare System's parent facility, the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, is located on 26 acres in the Miami Civic Center Medical Complex. The Miami VA Healthcare System is an accredited comprehensive medical provider, providing general medical, surgical, inpatient, and outpatient mental health services. The Miami VA Healthcare System includes an AIDS/HIV center, a prosthetic treatment center, a spinal cord injury rehabilitative center, and a Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC). The Miami VA Healthcare System is recognized as a Center of Excellence in Spinal Cord Injury Research, Substance Abuse Treatment, and is a recognized Chest Pain Center.

The Miami VA Healthcare System operates 372 hospital beds, including a four-story community living center attached to the main facility. The Miami VA is also responsible for two major satellite Outpatient Clinics in Broward County and Key West and five Community-Based Outpatient Clinics in Homestead, Key Largo, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, and Deerfield Beach.

Location: 1201 N.W. 16th St. Miami, FL 33125

RN Behavioral Health - RESPONSIBILITIES (listed are included but not limited to)

  • The Mental Health Unit is a locked unit comprised of beds for inpatient psychiatry treatment.
  • The patients in this unit carry various psychiatric diagnoses including depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and cognitive impairment such as dementia. Many patients may be under involuntary and/or court ordered admissions.
  • Shall be responsible for patient assessments, medication administration, interdisciplinary team coordination, admissions, discharges, internal and external transfers, delegating to assistive personnel, electronic medical record documentation, patient transport, withdrawal monitoring and management, and emergency response procedures.
  • Shall have knowledge in applying de-escalation techniques to help people manage their emotions and behavior.
  • Shall provide evidence-based individual support, such as cognitive behavior therapy principles for depression and anxiety.
  • Shall be able to work 8- or 12-hour shifts, days, nights, weekdays, weekends and holidays. RN Behavioral Health - QUALIFICATIONS
    • Completed courses for nursing from an accredited program approved by either the Commission for Education in Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
    • A current license in at least one state, territory, or commonwealth in the U.S. or the District of Columbia.
    • A minimum of three years' direct patient care experience in the mental health/behavioral health specialty.
    • Must have BLS.

      KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

      KurzSolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: KurzSolutions, Sunrise , Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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