• Nurse - Residential Treatment

    Requisition ID
    2018-2237
    Job Locations
    MA-Arlington
    Program
    Residential-Nursing
    Relocation Assistance
    No
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    Company Overview

     

    Youth Villages is a national leader in the adoption and implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

    Responsibilities

    Program Overview

     

    Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee, Georgia, Oregon, and Massachusetts all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

     

    Position Overview

    • This is for one 40 hour a week position. 
    • Providing first aid to residents who become ill or injured
    • Maintaining medical charts on assigned residents
    • Working with other consulting medical professionals in servicing medical needs
    • Develop and facilitate employee and resident education programs such as personal hygiene; infection control and other relevant topics

    Qualifications

    Requirements

     

    High School Diploma or GED equivalent and a Diploma from school of nursing or equivalent is required
    A RN (Registered  Nurse) license active for the State of Massachusetts is required
    2 years experience preferred
    Experience working in a mental health setting is preferred
    Experience with psychiatric and/or pediatric/adolescent population is preferred
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

     

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

     

    Additional Benefits


    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    Retirement Savings Pension Plan
    403 (b)
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    10 paid holidays
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

     

    EOE

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