Devereux PA Adult Services provides care and residential living to nearly 400 adults with intellectual and developmental challenges in homes, apartments and a long-term care community in southeastern Pennsylvania. (Chester, Montgomery & Delaware Counties) Our dedicated team of 600 staff, ranging from highly-specialized clinicians and nurses to recreational and direct staff professionals, all work to one common goal the happiness, self-fulfillment and social integration of each adult in our community. We currently seeking a Part Time RN with the following work schedule every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday) 7-3. This position is responsible to provide direct nursing care to adults 21 years and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
We offer Excellent Benefits - check them out: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits
Key Words: RN,, Nursing, Nurse, home health care
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.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health. We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are 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.
To qualify, we require:
Must hold a current, valid RN license and be eligible to practice in PA.
Nursing experience in a health care facility, prefered.
Experience working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental health diagnoses, and/or TBI preferred.
Must be 21 years of age.
Must have valid license.
Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor.
Have a strong passion for working with and helping adults with special needs.
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