Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Per Diem in Washington, Connecticut

Description

Being a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) has many advantages

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Devereux, you will be a critical part of a multi-disciplinary team of dedicated, experts who share your passion for helping children in need. We offer:

  • A strong support system, forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research

  • An environment where you can to be an active decision maker on multi-disciplinary teams with the ability to have influence in our children’s treatment plans

  • A unique medical setting with flexible schedules conducive to a comfortable, work-life balance

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective and provides paid training

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10-21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette’s, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT the LPN ensures that the minors’ health care needs are addressed by conducting an initial nursing assessment, administering medication, and triaging medical needs on a daily basis.

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: Nurse, LPN, BSN, triage Nurse, CPR certified, nursing, health care, behavioral health, mental health, children, adolescents, caseworker, residential treatment, child welfare, human services

Qualifications

Qualifications:

The IDEAL candidate will...

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and completion of accredited LPN program

  • Have a current and valid LPN license in the state of Connecticut

  • Have at least one year of relevant experience in the field of nursing, particularly with children and youth

  • Have a valid driver's license and minimum 21 years of age

  • Be empathetic and have a team approach to care for our individuals

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Be energetic, creative, and have a sense of humor

  • Be able to attend ten days of in-house orientation on weekdays

  • Be able to lift up to 50+ pounds and perform Safe and Positive Approaches

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.

Posted Date 5 months ago (7/21/2021 12:09 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19016

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

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