Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Direct Care Professional in Red Hook, New York

Description

Are you interested in making an impact on the lives of children, adolescents and adults with emotional, behavioral, and cognitive differences?

Do you enjoy helping others strive to their full potential?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Direct Care Professional at Devereux has its Advantages

As a Direct Care Professional (DCP), you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer you the privilege of being able to work closely with some of the most vulnerable people in our community, to build on their strengths and truly make a contribution to improving their lives. At Devereux, we also offer:

  • A fun, fast paced and supportive environment with opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.

  • Being a part of an interactive team that includes; nursing, education, therapists, and you!

  • The ability to have influence in our individual's treatment plans.

  • The opportunity to our teach individuals valuable life skills.

As a DCP, you will also use your experience and education in Psychology, Sociology, Education or other related field to:

  • Actively assist our individuals with their individualized plans for daily living and ensure our individuals are safe, healthy, and living in a clean environment.

  • Assist with the planning, implementation, and documentation of programs designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, and personal needs.

  • Plan and participate in community outings, and schedule/transport our individuals to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips, and day programs/schools.

  • Be a mentor to other staff and conduct observations and provide feedback for required trainings.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional and behavioral differences, and dual diagnoses. This position is responsible for assisting individuals in daily activities, including health and personal management, achieving personal goals, recreation, and daily household living, as well as maintaining a safe and therapeutic treatment environment that meets the physical, emotional, and personal needs of program individuals while improving functioning and minimizing interfering behaviors.

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

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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas of psychology, sociology, social work, education or other related field is required or 12 years of related experience.

  • Previous experience preferred (not required) working with individuals under 21 with psychological, emotional and behavioral disorders, complex post-traumatic stress disorder, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and/or autism spectrum disorders.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Posted Date 4 months ago (3/11/2022 5:14 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-23171

Category Direct Care

Position Type Full-Time

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