If Psychiatric Nursing is your passion, then you’ll enjoy a position at Devereux Advanced Behavior Health! Here is your chance to provide individualized care to children and adolescents while making an impact on their lives!
Being a Psychiatric Nurse at Devereux has its Advantages!
You will not only focus on the health and wellness of the individuals we serve, but also serve as an educator to the entire family emphasizing wellness and self-care by providing individuals and their families with the information they need to make healthy life style choices and health care decisions.
Flexible shifts for a good work-life balance
Free Continuing Education to maintain your nursing license
On-going training opportunities, ability to attend conferences and Performance evaluations with ongoing coaching conversations.
A stable,national non-profit employer that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research.
Quality, Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires: http://benefits.devereux.org
Opportunity to provide training and leadership in the area of infection control policy and procedures
All Shifts Available: 7am -3pm, 3pm -11pm or 11pm -7am. Most shifts require every other weekend rotations.
This opportunity will work in our Residential Treatment Program for adolescent females and males at our Glenmoore, PA location.Our programs provide clinical treatment, educational instruction and behavioral intervention services to children and adolescents with psychiatric and behavior conduct disorders.
Registered Nurses perform direct nursing care, administer medication, take doctor's orders, provide education and coping skills to patients around sex education, suicidal behaviors, symptom management, self control, etc. RN is also responsible for creation of initial care plan and discharge planning.
What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visithttps://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.
Keywords: RN, Staff Nurse, Triage, Charge Nurse, graduate nurse, ASN , BSN
Must be a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania.
Must have a valid drivers license
Previous professional experience in a behavioral healthcare setting preferred, but will train you and provide you with the additional skills you need to succeed.
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 eight days of 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.
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
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.
Posted Date 2 months ago (9/2/2021 3:53 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-19803
Position Type Full-Time