Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Overnight Registered Nurse (RN) in Washington, Connecticut

Description

Pay:

  • Starting at $38.00 per hour

  • Experience credit applied in addition to base pay capping out at $43.32 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 https://benefits.devereux.org)

  • 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!

This position will be working with all three of our on-campus programs.

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 Overnight Bilingual Registered Nurse 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.

USC Program

In response to the humanitarian crisis at America’s ports of entry, Devereux provides short-term shelter care services for unaccompanied children who have come to the United States without a parent or legal guardian. Devereux provides extremely high-quality, trauma-informed residential and educational services for unaccompanied children, with support for their social and emotional health. We also ensure they receive excellent and immediate physical healthcare including pediatric, dental and nutritional supports for every child.

Devereux’s ultimate goal is to ensure every unaccompanied child who receives our services is successfully and quickly discharged into the loving care of their family sponsor. During the short time they are with us, we ensure they have received best-in-class medical, therapeutic, recreational and educational services designed specifically to address the traumas they have sustained during, and often before, their migration journey. This is a very high benchmark to set, but we have already begun partnering with leading legal defense nonprofits to ensure children in our care have access to the finest immigration advocates and support our country offers.

Schedule

  • 11pm-7am

  • Option of Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday schedule

Primary Responsibilities Include:

The Overnight Registered Nurse (RN) ensures that the individuals’ health care needs are addressed by conducting an initial nursing assessment, administering medication, and triaging medical needs on a daily basis. Additionally, provide a nursing assessment within 24 hours prior to the individuals’ discharge.

  • Examine students with medical/physical complaints. Administer first aid and medical treatments, as needed. Refer students with illness/injuries to physician for further treatment.

  • Assist with physical examinations, as needed.

  • Implement physician’s prescriptions for medication and treatments.

  • Pull and administer medication to students.

  • Communicate medication changes, treatments, and observations toappropriate staff.

  • Communicate medical information on all students to all outside medical professional, parents and agencies, as required

  • Coordinate student’s medical appointments with outside medical professionals.

  • May coordinate scheduling of student appointments with consulting physicians (medical doctor and psychiatrist) in absence of medical coordinator.

  • May be required to attend Clinical and Treatment Team meetings.

  • Maintain medical records of students including medical history, drug reactions, allergies, prescribed medications, immunizations, etc.

  • May be required to develop Medical Treatment plan for students.

  • Plan and implement in conjunction with medical colleagues, program coordinators and training facilitators standards, objectives, and procedures of student’s health programs.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to students with medically related issues or problems.

  • May be required to attend student enrollments to review medical history, current medications, and insurance information. May be required to assist in staff in-service training in emergency medical procedures, use of medical equipment, and any special medical circumstances, asnecessary.

  • Maintain records of medical supplies and equipment, such as nightly checks of Glucometer, refrigerator temperature of Order or replace as needed or required.

  • Ensure cleanliness, safety, and security of Medical Department.

  • Meet with state or agency officials, as required, for licensing or inspections.

  • Schedule and coordinate laboratory work, as directed.

  • Prepare and periodically check First Aid Kits.

  • Assist in orientation of new staff as requested.

  • Adhere to Devereux grooming and dress standards.

  • Ensure confidentiality regarding student information.

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Qualifications

The IDEAL candidate will...

  • Completion of accredited RN program

  • Have a current and valid RN license in the state of practice

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

  • Be bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred but not required

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

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 2 weeks ago (3/28/2024 10:35 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-36420

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.

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