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Registered Nurse - Pool

at Devereux Arizona

Posted: 2/8/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 2232045
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Job Description

Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could be part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Pool -Registered Nurse for our Residential Treatment Program has its Advantages!

As a Registered Nurse at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping children and adolescents in need. We offer:

  • Devereux will pay for your CEUs through our partnership with the Lippincott Nursing Center website, which provides a wide range of educational resources to earn state licensing required CEUs
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary teams
  • A role where you can be innovative and contribute to programs across the facility
  • A unique setting & flexible schedules
  • The ability to have influence in our kid’s treatment plans
  • A fun, fast-paced and supportive environment

Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Arizona’s 24-hour RTC and Therapeutic School, has the capacity to serve 48 children. The RTC is a safe and supportive environment that provides youth, from the ages of five to 17, who are experiencing emotional, behavioral or substance abuse challenges

As a Registered Nurse, you will provide direct daily medical management of adolescent population as well as provide review and follow-up to medical providers as to the effectiveness and/or possible side effects noted of each medication administered. This position will also maintain effective communication with all departments involved with direct client care and provides education/training of direct care personnel involved with the Medication Technician Certification Program at the Group Home Level.

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 ser

Skill / Requirements

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Current valid RN license to practice in Arizona with no restrictions. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Six (6) months nursing experience required. Previous behavioral health experience with children/adolescents or pediatric nursing preferred.

  • Excellent communication, relationship management, and multitasking skills.

  • Must be available to attend 2 weeks of required training (paid, Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm).

  • Valid Arizona Driver's License & pass DMV 39-month history check

  • Current AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card with no restrictions (or eligibility to obtain with no restrictions)

  • Pre-employment Physical and Job Demand Assessment (if applicable)

  • Drug test within 24hrs of offer w/ negative results.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!