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Are you interested in joining an outstanding program that will give you the opportunity to grow in the nursing field? Do you want to join a team that strives to keep abreast with new research, adhere to a solid ethical code, and offers compassionate services designed to uplift and care for adults with developmental disabilities?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Licensed Vocational Nurse at Devereux has its Advantages
As a Licensed Vocational Nurse, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
AM and PM shifts only
Located in North Goleta next to the beach and a preserved wetland
Devereux will pay for your license renewal CEUs as part of our nurse continuing education program.
On-going training opportunities - internal training in the behavioral healthcare field (Safe and Positive Approaches and New Directions.
Stable national non-profit employer that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research.
Carpool and Public Transportation available for commuters!
Amazing co-workers and individuals served
The specifics are:
Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, implement individual nursing care plan
Provide basic patient care or treatments such as dressing wounds, treating bedsores, massaging, or performing catheterizations
Measure and record patient’s vital sign
Maintains information in electronic health system
Provides training to staff
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health California provides programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Located in Goleta, CA this position is responsible for the care of our elderly individuals.
Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse, Direct Care, LPN, Nurse, LVN
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
Education : Must be a graduate of a Licensed Vocational Nursing Program and have a valid License to practice as LVN in California.
Experience: Prior experience preferred.
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 (3/25/2021 11:25 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-16854
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time