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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health LPN / RN - Per Diem (Some Weekends Included) in Rutland, Massachusetts

Description

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.

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

At Devereux, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our clients, staff and families. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of COVID-19 prevention. In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization, just a few of these precautions have included:

  • Establishing enhanced cleaning and disinfection across all campuses and sites

  • Implementing social distancing protocols across all programs

  • Using PPE, including masks, gloves and gowns as indicated by the CDC

  • Ensuring daily temperature and symptom screenings for all staff and clients

Throughout the pandemic, Devereux has also supported the physical and financial health of our dedicated team members - our very own Healthcare Heroes. A variety of options have been implemented over time to support our staff, including the provision of:

  • Ongoing dedication bonuses, as well as sign-on bonuses, for direct support professionals (DSP) and other staff members

  • Flexible schedules, remote working where possible, and redeployment between programs and services

  • Hazard pay for those supporting quarantined individuals and shelter away services to frontline staff, when needed, to mitigate spread to families

  • Advancing paid time off and sick time; eliminating telemedicine costs over a period of time

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to adapt our response (and protocols) in real-time to meet any challenges and to ensure the safety of our staff and those we are so privileged to serve and support. #devereuxstrong

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

Qualifications

Every Other Weekend is Required

The qualified candidte will be a Licensed Practical Nurse or 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.

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Company Overview

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

Visitbenefits.devereux.orgto see why we are a great place to work!

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 1 week ago (4/30/2021 12:01 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-17546

Category Medical

Position Type Part-Time

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