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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.

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

Company Overview

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. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. As a member of our team, you will support our commitment to cultural diversity and equity across all programs and services, and within all policies and employee practices.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Eligible employees are eligible to start benefits after 30 days of employment. In addition, we offer;

  • Medical (including telemedicine via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, and mental health services.

  • Student loan debt assistance, tuition reimbursement and continuing education assistance.

  • Generous time-off, 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

  • Employee assistance / work-life balance program.

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Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (3/30/2021 1:50 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-16889

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

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