Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

 

Job Category:

Other

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

01543

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Registered Nurse - On-Call

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health - Rutland, Massachusetts

Posted: 11/15/2018

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!

As a Nurse at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will use your expertise in the field to make a positive impact on our clients and familes.

As a Registered Nurse in this position you will support all of the Devereux nursing programs including cross training residential, day school and group home staff. The position is responsible for monitoring the health and safety issues of students within all locations of the school, residence and group homes. You will provide staff training to ensure optimal health and safety standards. You will initiate medical management and will play and integral role in the medical care of the children in assigned programs. Excellent communication skills are required as communicating with outside agencies, physicians and parents is key in this role. You will participate in student team meetings as indicated. Monitoring MAP in assigned group homes for quality assurance will be required.

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 LPN, psych nurse, mental health, registered nurse, liscensed practical nurse evening nurse supervisor, human services, education, group homes

The qualified candidte will be a Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts and have prior experience working with, and a strong passion for helping adolescents with special needs. Being empathetic, a team player, having excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understanding the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and representing yourself as a positive role model are required traits. A valid driver's license is required. Knowledge of MAPS is preferred,

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