On its beautiful main campus in Berwyn, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health offers a supportive environment for adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs. Additionally, Devereux Adult Services provides Community Based living and vocational programs.
Devereux Adult Services is seeking compassionate, caring and responsible LPN to provide support and assistance to adult individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Adult Services has an immediate opening for LPN-Licensed Practical Nurse-Full time
The responsibilities for this position include :
Provides direction and oversight to staff who provide day to day care of Individuals as it relates to the medical care, medication administration and physical health.
Provides consultant nursing services to Residential and Vocational program clients.
Serves as health care advisor to Interdisciplinary Team.
Guides direct support professionals in the implementation of a program to ensure high quality health care services.
Monitors assigned Individuals and recognizes change in health status.
Identifies health care needs, and plans and implements a priority of care and appropriate interventions to meet those needs in accordance with established nursing procedures and regulations.
Evaluates therapeutic response to nursing interventions.
Plus, we offer Excellent Benefits - check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits
Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan w/ employer match, domestic partner coverage, & so much more!
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Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.
The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.
It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Keywords: Nurse, LPN,
licensed practical nurse'
Mental Health, Nursing, Staff Nurse
To qualify, we require:
Must hold a current, valid LIcensed Practical Nurse license and be eligible to practice in state of PA
Level of supervision and/or experience directing others (charge nurse, shift supervisor, etc).
Nursing experience in a health care facility, prefered.
Experience working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental health diagnoses, and/or TBI preferred.
Must have a thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements.
Must be 21 years of age.
Must have valid license.
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE