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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Registered Nurse in Kingston, New York

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Are you looking to utilize your nursing degree in the psychology field? Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities?

If so, consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Nursing team!

Being a Registered Nurse has its Advantages!

In addition to working with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need, we offer:

  • A $3,000 Sign-On Bonus!!

  • Paid 3 week orientation.

  • Over 5 weeks of paid time off your first year.

  • Supportive Management and a collaborative Nursing Team

  • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires! http://benefits.devereux.org

  • Payment for your license renewal CEUs as part of our nurse continuing education program

  • Tuition assistance after 6 months of working full time - up to 12 credits per year!

  • Access to the Savi Student Loan Checkup tool to help you navigate the student loan system – quickly see your repayment plan options and discover potential savings

  • A rewarding experience helping individuals complete daily activities and achieving long term goals.

Our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York Program provides therapeutic care to children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. This position is responsible for maintaining standards of developmental disabilities nursing practice. As a Registered Nurse, you will maintain current healthcare information for program participants, ensure that medications are administered as prescribed, and ensure that Approved Medication Administration Personnel are supervised and their certification is maintained as required by regulations and agency policy. Our Registered Nurses will also provide on-call nursing in a scheduled rotation with other nurses to ensure 24-hour consultation on medical matters.

The RN position will be based in residential (group home) settings. Our two openings cover the following areas:

  1. Northern Dutchess County and Columbia County

  2. Dutchess County (Tivoli to Poughkeepsie)

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 https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

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Qualifications

  • Must be licensed to practice as an RN in the state of NY

  • One year of nursing experience preferred, but New Grads will also be considered.

  • Must have a valid NY Drivers License.

  • Be flexible, patient, energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adults with special needs.

Physical Requirements : Pre-employment physical required. Significant and frequent amounts of walking, sitting, stooping, bending & standing required. Frequent planned, outside activities causing exposure to sunlight and heat. Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person at normal volumes. Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms, etc. Good manual dexterity.

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 1 month ago (9/15/2021 3:11 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19984

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

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