Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential?
Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
As a Nurse at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will use your expertise in the field to make a positive impact on our clients and familes.
As a Registered Nurse in this position you will support all of the Devereux nursing programs including cross training residential, day school and group home staff. The position is responsible for monitoring the health and safety issues of students within all locations of the school, residence and group homes. You will provide staff training to ensure optimal health and safety standards. You will initiate medical management and will play and integral role in the medical care of the children in assigned programs. Excellent communication skills are required as communicating with outside agencies, physicians and parents is key in this role. You will participate in student team meetings as indicated. Monitoring MAP in assigned group homes for quality assurance will be required.
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.
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.
Every Other Weekend is Required
The qualified candidte will be a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts and have prior experience working with, and a strong passion for helping adolescents with special needs. Being empathetic, a team player, having excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understanding the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and representing yourself as a positive role model are required traits. A valid driver's license is required. Knowledge of MAPS is preferred.
Posted Date 1 month ago (9/20/2021 11:34 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-20077
Position Type Part-Time