Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Nurse Manager in Winter Park, Florida


Are you an RN looking for an opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of adolescents and adults with Autism, IDD and/or Special or Behavioral Health needs? Would you like to work independently and consultatively? Are you looking for an employer who pays for your CEU's? If so, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health as a Nurse Manager (RN)!

Being a Nurse Manager (RN) has its Advantages

As a Nurse Manager (RN) at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • The ability to work for a large non-profit organization with a Servant-driven environment

  • The ability to serve as the only on-site RN, providing consultation, medical expertise and directives to direct support staff

  • FREE access to the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs.

  • Excellent benefits including low-cost, high coverage health insurance, time off benefits, tuition reimbursement, student loan forgiveness, retirement, AND MORE!

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides services to adolescents and adults with Autistim, IDD and/or significant emotional and behavioral health needs who live on-site in residential group homes. Located in Winter Park FL, this position is the on-site RN and is responsible for oversight of the program's on-site medical activities. Responsibilities include conducting medical reviews, ensuring quality of care, and consulting and coordinating information with other members of the care team including the Psychiatrist and Program Manager. This position does not have direct reports but does have the responsibility of leading and managing medical activities of direct support staff. Scope of responsibility includes up to 36 beds across 4 locations in Winter Park and Orlando area. Local travel is required as needed.

Keywords: registered nurse, RN, nurse consultant, nurse manager, psychiatric nurse, autism, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, behavioral health, mental health, residential care, group homes, medication administration, documentation, electronic health records, direct patient care


Education and Certifications:

  • Technical Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution required

  • Valid, unrestricted Registered Nurse Licensure in the state of FL or multi-state licensure required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing BSN preferred


  • 1 year of Nursing experience required

  • Prior nursing experience with adolescents and adults with special needs, autistic and/or intellectual or developmental disabilities preferred


  • 21 years of age or older required

  • Valid driver's license required

  • Must be able to participate in a 2 week new hire orientation class, Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm ET at our HR office in Orlando (near MCO International Airport)

  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, day shift

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; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.

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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.

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 screening required. EOE

Requisition ID 2019-4316

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time