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Registered Nurse

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_Are you interested in working for a human service agency where the sky is the limit for growth potential? Do you enjoy working with children in need and making a difference in their lives?_
_If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!_
As a Nurse at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will use your expertise in the field to make a positive impact on our clients and familes.
As a Registered Nurse you will play an integral role in admission assessment. You will assess patients; collect and document the patients current health status and medical history, administer medications daily and participate in and assist with the initial treatment plan and the treatment planning process. Strong communication skills are required as communicating information related to the client's medical care and behavior with the treatment team including the psychiatrist is key. You will be responsible for oversight of assigned case load of residential students and work collaboratively with team memebers, external agencies and/or guardians
_Keywords:_ _RN LPN, psych nurse, mental health, registered nurse, liscensed practical nurse evening nurse supervisor, human services, education, group homes_
Qualifications
The qualified candidte will be a Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts and have prior experience working with, and a strong passion for helping adolescents with special needs. Being empathetic, a team player, having excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understanding the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and representing yourself as a positive role model are required traits. A valid driver's license is required. Knowledge of MAPS is preferred.
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.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
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 _2018-2850_
Category _Medical_
Position Type _Full-Time_

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