Are you interested in making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities?
If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Registered Nurse has its Advantages
As a Registered Nurse at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Ability to work flexible schedules in multiple settings: residential treatment, group homes or schools.
Ability to work with children, adolescents, and adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.
Devereux will pay for your CEUs through our partnership with the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York provides programs and services for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and dual diagnoses. Located in Columbia and Dutchess Counties, this position is responsible for maintaining standards of developmental disabilities nursing practice in several of our community group homes. The Registered Nurse will maintain current health care information for program participants and students, 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. The Registered Nurse will also provide on-call nursing in a scheduled rotation with other nurses to ensure 24 hour consultation on medical matters.
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 7,000 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click on the following link to see
why we are a great place to work : http://benefits.devereux.org .
Keyword Search: Adolescent, Autism, Behavioral Health, Community-Based, Human Services, Nursing, Residential Treatment, RN
To qualify, we require our Registered Nurses to:
Have a RN or BS in Nursing and successful completion of the State Board Examination for licensing. One year experience with handicapped population, psychiatric nursing background preferred but we also hire new graduates!
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.**
About the Organization: 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.
EOE Statement: 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 testing required. EOE