Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Registered Nurse / RN in West Deptford, New Jersey

Are you a Registered Nurse (RN) looking to work in one of the largest behavioral healthcare organizations? Are you a dynamic trainer that is comfortable presenting your expertise? Do you have experience working with the Developmentally Disabled and Autism population? Are you an RN that has experience supervising LPN's? Are you an RN that likes to travel to different locations providing care and services to individuals? If so, Devereux NJ is the place for you. We’re currently hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) that is interested in working day shift hours in our Somerset, NJ area.

A Registered Nurse (RN) role with Devereux will offer you :

  • A comprehensive benefit package described in the Additional Details section

  • Internal training in the behavioral healthcare field on Safe and Positive Approaches and New Directions annually

  • Additional job related trainings and conferences and opportunities for education development

  • Ability to supervise LPN's via SKYPE

  • Stability within an organization that has been providing services for 102 years and a network that has 15 centers in 11 states.

  • 90 day and annual evaluation of performances with ongoing coaching conversations.

As the Nurse you will Inspire Hope and Empower Lives by :

  • Making accurate and ongoing assessment of patients status and respond appropriately.

  • Documenting patient care to include nursing intervention, patient response to care provided, patient needs, problems, capabilities, limitations, and progress toward goals.

  • Collaborating with management and team members to ensure the patients well being.

  • Performing direct patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standards including: medication administration, observing and documenting patients response to pertinent medications, provideing personal patient care designed to meet the patients physiological and psychological needs.

  • Performing indirect patient care, utilizing established procedures, policies, and standards including: communicating pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner.

  • Participating in and assisting with the initial treatment plan and the treatment planning process.

  • Communicating with members of the treatment team information related to the client's medical care and behavior.

  • Training Orientation classes as needed.

Organization Profile

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.

Additional Details

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, RN, BSN, CPR Certified, Developmentally Disabled, Autism Spectrum, Behavioral Healthcare, Healthcare, Travel RN


The accomplished individual will possess:

  • Bachelors degree in Nursing; Masters degree preferred

  • Licensed in the State of New Jersey Board of Nursing

  • 1-2 years experience in a related field of nursing

  • Comfortable traveling to other vocational programs in our Upper Central and Northern regions

  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task and have flexibility

  • Valid NJ drivers license

  • Valid First Aid and CPR certifications

Physical Requirements:

Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 50lbs. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.**

Work Environment:

Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eye wear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.**

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