Are you interested in joining a program that will give you the opportunity to grow in the world of Nursing? Do you want to join a rapidly growing 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 the youth population?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being an LPN for Devereux has its Advantages
As an LPN, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share the passion for helping youth that are in need. We offer: An organization that is forward thinking, a group of like-minded peers to knowledge share thoughts and ideas, and lastly, an organization that cares about the people that we serve.
Examine clients with medical and/or physical complaints.
Administer first aid and medical treatments as directed.
Prepare and administer student medications as prescribed.
Confidentially maintain and organize medical records as directed.
Ensure cleanliness, safety and security of Medical Department.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey provides programs and services for children, adolescents, and adults with IDD. Located in Pennington, NJ , this position is responsible for demonstrating competency in the field of nursing.
Keywords : LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, Direct Support, Community Based, And Mental Health
The schedule for this position is Mon-Fri 8a-4p
The IDEAL candidate will ...
Be 18 years of age or older (required)
Have a valid driver's license
State License (RN or LPN)
At least (1) year experience working with I/DDD population
Valid CPR/First Aid Certification
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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2018-3182
Position Type Full-Time