JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for providing education and training designed to maintain and improve the knowledge and skill of all staff through orientation, in service and continuing education programs. These programs will be based on the client population served, the type and nature of the care provided and the department, individual staff needs, information from quality assessment and improvement activities, needs generated by advances made in healthcare management, behavioral science and technology, findings from performance appraisals, peer review activities, plant technology and safety management, and infection control activities. Principles of adult education serve as the basis of all training to promote staff competency through programs designed to meet established standards by licensing, regulatory and accrediting bodies.
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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 non-profit 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.
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,
The accomplished individual will possess:
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Two years previous experience conducting staff training with one year experience working with Intellectually/developmentally disabled population, preferably in a health care setting.
Strong passion for training new staff and helping improve overall job performance.
CPR/First Aid Instructors Certification required.
Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and oral.
Excellent public speaking skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong organizational skills.
Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Email, and the Internet.
Valid Texas 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