Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

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Registered Nurse - Children's Behavioral Health

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Posted: 11/10/2018

Do you enjoy the psychology field? Are you looking to work with children and adolescents? If so, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Nursing team!

We are seeking a Full-Time, RN to work 3pm - 11pm at our Children's Residential Treatment Program in Glenmoore, PA campus.

New Grads are welcome to apply!

Being a Registered Nurse at Devereux has its Advantages! Not only will you have a supportive Manager, but you will also work with other nurses and staff that are passionate about the work they do.

We offer:

  • 8-hour shifts with every other weekend off!
  • Free access for Devereux nurses to the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs.
  • Tuition assistance for Nurses looking to further their education
  • On-going training opportunities to include: internal training in the behavioral healthcare field and additional job-related training and conferences.

Devereux's Children Behavioral Health Program provides therapeutic residential treatment and education services for children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral conduct disorders. Our Nurses demonstrate an understanding of psychiatric nursing principles and apply such in working with the child/adolescent population. As a Nurse, you will collaborate with other nurses and team members to ensure the individuals' well-being. Additionally, you will assess and evaluate individuals' conditions, provide appropriate treatment of medical conditions, communicate medical information to physicians as well as treatment team members, and maintains related documentation.

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.

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Keywords: RN, Nurse, Registered Nurse, MH Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Residential Nurse, School Nurse, Child Nurse, camp nurse, triage

- Graduate from an Accredited Nursing Program with PA RN licensure.

- Previous professional experience in a behavioral healthcare setting preferred.

The IDEAL candidate will... 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. Additionally, you must be able to complete eight days of new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

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 in areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in the exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

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