Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Part-Time Registered Nurse - RN (20hrs) in Washington, Connecticut

Description

We have PT and Per Diem opportunities available!

Are you interested in making a life-saving difference for children and adolescents? Would you enjoy being part of a team working to change the world for the better?

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

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 RN position 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.

We are seeking an RN 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!

Primary Responsibilities Include:

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

  • Assist with physical examinations, as needed.

  • Implement physician’s prescriptions for medication and treatments.

  • Prepare medication envelopes and pour on weekly schedule. Administer medication to students.

  • Communicate medication changes, treatments, and do observations to appropriate staff.

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

  • Oversee coordination of student’s medical appointments with outside medical professionals.

  • Coordinate scheduling of student appointments with consulting physicians (Pediatrician and Psychiatrist).

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

  • Develop Medical Treatment Plan for each student, and attend PPT’s as requested.

  • On-call rotations as needed and scheduled.

  • Other duties as needed.

Learn more about the Glenholme School from our amazing team!

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse (RN) license, Behavioral Health, Residential Treatment

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Qualifications

  • Current Connecticut Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Valid CPR and First Aid Certification

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with adolescents in a behavioral health, Human Services, Residential Treatment, or Community Mental Health environment

  • Valid Connecticut Drivers’ License and satisfactory three-year driving history record

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 1 month ago (10/20/2022 4:04 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-27087

Category Medical

Position Type Part-Time

Remote No

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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