Are you interested in looking for an opportunity to further your experience in the behavior health field? Are you looking for a supportive environment that offers you the ability to make a significant impact on peoples lives?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team
This is a position for a caring individual with great organizational skills and with experience providing care to individuals that have moderate and severe disabilities including autism spectrum diagnosis. In all our programs we promote independent living for the individuals we serve as well as opportunities for community inclusion. As a CNA you will work as part of a healthcare team to provide quality ursing care to individuals served.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health has deep roots in the field supporting individuals with disabilities, and offers excellent opportunities for field and professional training and experience to its employees.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Assist individuals with activities of daily living such as bathing, toileting, hygiene, feeding, and incontinence care
Transfers, lifts, moves, and transports individuals using proper body mechanics or lifting devices for accident prevention
Communicates effectively and tactfully with individuals served, visitors, families, peers, and supervisors
Knowledgeable of individualized care plans and provides support according to the individual's care plan
Does this sound like the challenge or opportunity youve been seeking? Then click Apply Now to start the application process!
Keywords: Certified Nurse Assistant, Nurse Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Mental Health, Caregiver, Nurses Aide, CNA, NA, MH
Education: High school diploma or equivalent, graduate of an approved CNA program, and valid certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in California.
Experience : Minimum of one year experience as a certified nursing assistant is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license.
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 2019-4836
Position Type Full-Time