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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Behavioral Health Technician-Overnight in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Description

Behavioral Health Technician-Weekends

$1,000 Sign On Bonus-effective for hires made by February 28 th , 2021!

Position Details

  • Full Time and Part Time work available.

  • Work Hours are 11pm-7am

  • Work Schedule for Full Time is 4 days a week and every other weekend rotation required (40 hours per week)

  • Work Schedule for Part Time-every other weekend required but can pick up additoinal shifts when available

  • Educational Requirements: At least a High School Diploma, some college credits preferred

  • Experience Required: 1 year of experience with children, adolescents or adults in a similar behavioral health setting

  • Hour rates $$14.75-$17.67 (dependent on education and experience)

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

Still Interested? Please continue reading……

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity working with At-Risk adolescent males who have mental health and behavior challenges?

Do you seek employment that offers you the ability to become a mentor that provides direction and life skills coaching that can actually make a real difference in someone’s life?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Behavioral Health Technician at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need providing supervision and care in the residential treatment setting.

WE OFFER:

-Stable and nationally recognized employer

-Full-Time/Part-Time employment options

- Benefit Eligibility after 30 Days of Full Time Employment (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days)

-Paid Training & Professional Development

-Growth and Promotion Opportunities

-Team Oriented Environment

Devereux Brandywine Programs provides psychiatric residential treatment and education services for adolescent males who experience behavioral and psychiatric challenges, often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives. A primary focus throughout the program is the philosophy of Program-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PW-PBIS), a program-wide system of care that promotes and rewards positive behaviors, and prevents negative behaviors, to create safe, supportive living environments.

In this role you will:

  • Assist adolescents with following routines, encouraging self-care, assisting them to participate in activities/social events, self-control, positive peer interactions, personal responsibility and much more.

  • Provide supervision and a safe environment to adolescents assigned to you during your shift

  • Provide behavior intervention, follow approved behavior plans and implement positive praise and direction

  • De-escalate unsafe or inappropriate behaviors or responses

  • Conduct 15 minute checks throughout the overnight shift of all assigned clients

  • Document progress and daily responses to intervention in medical records

Keywords: Mental health, behavioral health, psychology, social work, residential treatment, sociology, human service, juvenile justice, residential treatment

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

Qualifications

High School Diploma, college credits preferred.

One (1) year of human service experience working with children, adolescents, and adults preferred.

Shifts Available include Full time Overnights (11pm - 7am with every other weekend rotation) and Weekend Intensive ( Saturday and Sunday 7am - 11pm and a shift during the week).

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.

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  • If you are in a non-direct role or working with Adults and applying for this position, you will be required to complete the Diana Screen. At this time, those who are already in a direct role working with children applying for another direct role working with children do not need to complete the screen_ .

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. 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 eyewear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

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 2 weeks ago (12/31/2020 12:49 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-15424

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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