Are you passionate about the care and well-being of your patients? Would you like to help positively impact and make a difference in the lives of adolescents with special needs?
If you answered
to either of these questions, we invite you to consider joining Devereux Glenholme School!
has its Advantages-
As a School Nurse at the Glenholme School, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
Working with a supportive team with energized atmosphere
Opportunity to expand your existing clinical or technical skills with our students
Competitve salary and benefits
Great working environment
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Glenholme School provides programs and services for students ages 10 to 21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Aspereger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT, this position is responsible for medication administration, medical care, prescribed treatments, and assists in evaluations.
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 disabilites, 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 7,000 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.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies, and a 403 (b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid, vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Keywords: Licensed Practical Nurse, School Nurse, Part-Time LPN
Graduate of an approved Nursing program. Licensed as Licensed Practical Nurse in CT. Must be current with CPR and First Aid certification. Experience: Previous Professional experience in a behavioral healthcare setting preferred.**
The IDEAL candidate will...
Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs, and possess a valid license.**
Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.**
Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eye wear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.**
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux 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.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE