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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Kennesaw, Georgia


We are seeking a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), for our Day and Evening (floater) shift. Minimum starting Rate is $24.65 - 27.15 (weekdays); $25.00-$29.15 (weekends).

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? Are you looking to expand your skills in Mental Health Nursing? Do you have a passion for working with youth and adolescents? If you answered yes, consider working at our beautiful campus in Kennesaw, GA.

Being a Licensed Practical Nurse at Devereux has its Advantages!

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options – learn more at

  • 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 health-care field (Safe and Positive Approaches and New Directions), and additional job-related trainings and conferences.

  • Performance evaluations with ongoing coaching conversations.

  • A collaborative team environment.

  • National non-profit employer that offers a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research.

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will provide direct care nursing and will also beresponsible for administering medications, crisis intervention, providing medical treatments, completing admissions, and actively engage with the youth served and their families/guardians.

Schedule for this position is Days & Evenings, 8-hour shifts (6:30am-3:00pm; 2:30pm-11:00pm) and you will be required to work every other weekend.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges.

Keywords: Nurse, LPN, Registered Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Residential Nurse, School Nurse, Child Nurse, Psychiatric Nurse, behavioral health, youth, adolescent, pediatric, new graduate, RN

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 visit


EDUCATION : Minimum of Associates Degree in Nursing preferred; State License as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse required.

EXPERIENCE: Six (6) months to one (1) year of Nursing experience is highly preferred. Experience in psychiatric nursing with children or adolescents is a plus.

Other qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Valid CPR/First Aid Certification.

  • Previous experience in procedures performed on the nursing unit with ability to assist other staff members and physicians.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Weekend availability and holidays required.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

  • 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.

Posted Date 3 months ago (7/9/2021 1:01 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-18848

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time