Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Medical Assistant- Private School (Full-Time Day) in Washington, Connecticut



  • Starting at $16.95 per hour

  • Experience credit applied in addition to base pay capping out at $19.32 per hour

  • $1,560 annual increase for Master degree

  • Overtime payment at 1.5x your hourly rate

Benefits & Rewards:

  • 24 vacation days (increases with years of service)

  • 8 sick days

  • Quality low cost benefits (you can view our plans by visiting

  • 403(b) plan with employer match/contribution

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Free access to the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs, paid for by Devereux

  • Interested in advancing your career? Devereux is proud to offer ASCEND - the first career accelerator program exclusively designed to give behavioral healthcare workers - the career guidance, one-on-one coaching, skills and financial assistance you need to reach your full potential. This program includes 100% of tuition covered (up to $15k reimbursed annually for undergraduate and $25k reimbursed annually for graduate) and student loan repayment! Learn morehere

Devereux CT Programs:

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Interested in joining a shelter program for unaccompanied children in Connecticut?

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

The Glenhome School & Transition Program

For over 50 years -- The Glenholme School, part of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, has provided a comprehensive residential program and services for children with learning differences and special needs. Located in picturesque Washington, CT the Medical Assistant will be part of a cohesive, passionate and dynamic team. The selected candidate will foster Devereux’s mission and values of quality care as well as providing top-notch and individualized therapeutic care for our students.


  • Monday - Friday 8am-4pm

Primary Responsibilities Include:

We are seeking a Medical Assistant who has experience with the student population and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with learning differences and mental health/behavioral challenges. If this describes you, then look no further!

  • Perform routine clinical tasks to support medical staff, including taking vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, and assisting with procedures.

  • Count and manage medications, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulations.

  • Place doctor’s orders and manage communications with healthcare providers.

  • Work independently to manage clinical and administrative tasks efficiently.

  • Perform triage to assess the urgency of patient needs and provide appropriate care or referrals.

  • Update and maintain electronic Medication Administration Records (eMAR) accurately and promptly.

  • Request and obtain consent from parents for any medication changes or updates.

  • Assist in maintaining a clean, organized, and safe environment for patients and staff.

  • Complete paid DCF medication certification within 3 months of hire.

  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to ensure seamless patient care.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervising physician or nurse.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • CNA or LPN certification preferred but not necessary.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology and procedures.

  • Proficiency in using electronic health records (EHR) systems.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Compassionate and patient-centered approach to healthcare.

Certification Requirements:

  • Must complete DCF medication within 3 months of hire (paid by Devereux)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods.

  • Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds.

  • Manual dexterity and coordination to perform clinical tasks.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 5 days ago (7/10/2024 12:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-38397

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.