Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center, a subsidiary of UHS, is a beautiful, conveniently located, private 182-bed hospital that specializes in the treatment of drug addiction, mental health issues and concurrent disorders for adults as well as adolescents. Our professional staff members are committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive care that uniquely fits the intensity and severity of each patient's needs. This commitment extends to the family and community of our patients as a whole.
We offer a continuum of mental health and addiction services in a confidential, caring environment that promote crisis resolution, positive self- awareness, personal growth and problem-solving capabilities. Our overall goal is to provide patients the highest quality treatment possible for drug abuse and mental health issues in order to help them achieve good health and long-term sobriety.
Benefits for Registered Nurse (RN) include:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
Psychiatric Nurse Residency Transition-to-Practice Program (Could earn 20 CEUs)
Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
Tuition Assistance (If offered)
Fort Lauderdale BHC is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, please visit our website at https://ftlauderdalebehavioral.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, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
Graduated from an accredited program of professional nursing required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) required or equivalent
A minimum of three (3) years experience in a psychiatric health-care facility treating co-occurring, mentally ill, or chemically dependent patients, with understanding of co-occurring disorders, and Cultural Linguistic Diversity amongst patients.
Current Florida State Registered Nurse License
Current Florida Driver's License
Current CPR Certification
Must pass a medication administration exam and complete a basic developmental competency exam.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of appropriate nursing assessment, diagnoses, & interventions with patients.
Knowledge of milieu management.
Ability to direct subordinates in the performance of their duties. Ability to accurately administer medication and monitor side-effects.
Ability to safely implement Special Treatment Procedures.
Ability to develop therapeutic relationships with patients and families
Skill in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical record documentation
Sensitive and aware of diverse cultures and their practices
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 subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates with matching skillset and experience with the best possible career 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 feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449
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