Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

12571

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Registered Nurse - First Shift

Posted: 11/12/2018

Are you looking to utilize your nursing degree in the psychology field? Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children with developmental disabilities? If so, consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Nursing team!

Being a Registered Nurse has its Advantages!

In addition to working with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need, we offer:

  • Work schedule conducive to a comfortable, work-life balance
  • Free access to the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs.
  • Tuition assistance for staff looking to further their education
  • Supportive Management and a collaborative Nursing Team

Our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York Program provides therapeutic care to children and adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located in a school-based, residential setting in Red Hook, NY, this position is responsible for maintaining standards of developmental disabilities nursing practice. The Registered Nurse will maintain current healthcare information for program participants and students, ensure that medications are administered as prescribed, and ensure that Approved Medication Administration Personnel are supervised and their certification is maintained as required by regulations and agency policy. The Registered Nurse will also provide on-call nursing in a scheduled rotation with other nurses to ensure 24-hour consultation on medical matters.

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.

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  • Must be licensed to practice as an RN in the state of NY
  • One year of nursing experience preferred, but New Grads will also be considered.
  • Must have a valid NY Drivers License.
  • Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor
  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.

Physical Requirements: Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.

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