If helping adolescents (ages 12-22) is your passion, then you will enjoy making a positive impact through this important and critical role.
As a Registered Nurse at Devereux, you will:
Assess patients; collect and document the patients current health status and medical history. Perform both direct patient care (i.e.. medication administration), as well as indirect patient care (i.e.. giving thorough, concise report at change of shift).
Maintain documentation related to ESI (emergency safety intervention), QPRT assessments (suicide prevention method), nursing shift progress notes, lab slips, and related nursing procedures.
Participate in and assist with the initial treatment plan and the treatment planning process.
Communicate with members of the treatment team information related to the client's medical care and behavior.
Most importantly, make a POSITIVE IMPACT on our clients and families!
Why Choose Devereux?
Flexible schedule - We offer a variety of shifts; days, evenings, overnights, 8-hour shifts, 10-hour shifts, 12-hours shifts. We also offer schedules in a clinic or school setting for those who want a more traditional schedule.
Variety - We provide services in multiple settings; residential treatment, group homes, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient clinics, and schools. Our client population also varies from children to adults, with varying needs.
Challenge - Get bored easily? That’s one reason this position would be a good fit for you. There is never a dull moment, and no day is ever quite the same. Each day has its own set of challenges, however the rewards are tremendous.
Something to be proud of - Being a nurse at Devereux is something you can take pride in. It’s an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our clients with emotional, intellectual and developmental disabilities. We understand being a nurse isn’t something you do, it’s something you ARE !
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires staff without an approved medical or religious exemption to be fully vaccinated to be employed in this program. If you are fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting.
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: Youth Counselor, Direct Care Worker, Direct Care Counselor, Behavioral Health, RN, Mental Health, Registered RN, Nurse, Direct Care Worker
Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a Graduate of an approved school of Nursing. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in state. Experience: Previous Professional experience in a behavioral healthcare setting preferred.
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 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 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 weeks ago (5/10/2022 11:30 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-24192
Position Type Part-Time