Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential? Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Nurse at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has its Advantages!
As a Nurse at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will use your expertise in the field to:
· Assess patients; collect and document the patients current health status and medical history. Perform both direct patient care (i.e. medication administration), as well as indirect patient care (i.e. giving thorough, concise report at change of shift).
· Maintain documentation related to ESI (emergency safety intervention), nursing shift progress notes, and related nursing procedures.
· Participate in and assist with the initial treatment plan and the treatment planning process.
· Communicate with members of the treatment team information related to the client's medical care and behavior.
· Most importantly, make a POSITIVE IMPACT on our clients and families!
Why should you considering joining our Devereux Team?
Flexibility: We offer a variety of shifts and schedules in both traditional and non-traditional settings.
Variety: We provide services to multiple client populations, allowing you to learn more about various diagnoses.
Challenge: Get bored easily? There is never a dull moment, and no day is ever quite the same. Each day has its own set of challenges, however the rewards are tremendous.
Something To Be Proud Of! Being a nurse at Devereux is something you can take pride in. It’s an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our clients. We understand being a nurse isn’t something you do, it’s something you ARE! Devereux will ensure that you receive on site new hire orientation and continuous training/education throughout your employment, so that you can continue to be the best nurse you can be!
**Devereux provides our nurses with FREE access to the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs.**
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical (including medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click here to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.
Keywords: RN, psych nurse, mental health, registered nurse, evening nurse supervisor, human services, education, group homes
Education: Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts.
The IDEAL candidate will...
Have prior experience working with, and a strong passion for helping adolescents with special needs, and possess a valid nursing license.
Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model.
Have a valid Massachusetts Driving License and clear driving record.
Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.
Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eye wear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.