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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Devereux
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:


This positions rate starts at $19.00/hr; the rate increases with relevant experience and higher Education

  • _ This position is Part Time for 3rd shift (11p-7am)

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

    Being a LPN has its Advantages

    As a LPN at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

    • Opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field.
    • Mentorship from experienced clinical leaders
    • Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid, and cultural competencies
    • Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employment
    • Competitive shift differentials for evenings and weekends
    • 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.
    • Devereux will pay for your license renewal CEUs as part of our nurse continuing education program.
    • Quality Low-Cost Benefits, plus student loan debt assistance and 30-day benefit eligibility waiting period for new hires!

      Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Florida provides programs and services for children and adolescents who face significant emotional, behavioral and intellectual/developmental challenges. Based out of Viera, FL, this position is responsible for ensuring client care by providing medications, ensuring regular medical checkups, and keeping medical file updated, as well as keeping an open line of communication with clients family and medical staff (doctors, therapists, other nurses, etc.).

      Keywords: Registered nurse, RN, mental health, residential care, behavioral health, clinical, nurse

      What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

      Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit



      • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing:
      • Associates Degree or Diploma required
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (strongly preferred)
      • Board certification:
      • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida required
      • Registered Nurse in the State of Florida Preferred

        Other Requirements:

        • Must be able to complete atwo-week(Monday - Friday) new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 9:00am to 5:00pm each day. Orientations are offered in Orlando, FL and Titusville, FL.
        • 2 Years of nursing experience or previous experience working in another position with the DJJ, IDD, or Psychiatric population in a group home or residential facilitypreferred
        • Valid Florida drivers license
        • Successfully pass pre-employment medical screenings which include: Drug Test, Physical, Physical Abilities Test, TB Test. Devereux requires all employees to obtain the annual Influenza Vaccine.
        • Must be proficient in nursing assessment skills and basic software programs.
        • Devereux Florida falls under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 Mandate. If you are offered a position at Devereux Florida, you will need to comply with one of the following options:
        • If you have already been vaccinated, submit your COVID-19 card to the Devereux Recruitment team.
        • If you have not been vaccinated yet, we encourage you to obtain the vaccination at one of the many authorized clinics. To find the closest location, please
        • If you choose to obtain an exemption to not receive the vaccine, please let the Recruitment team know which exemption you would like to proceed forward with. The CMS Mandate allows for only the following two exemptions (Medical or Religious).
        • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidates understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

          Posted Date 1 day ago (4/28/2022 3:49 PM)

          Requisition ID 2022-24007

          Category Medical

          Position Type Part-Time

Keywords: Devereux, Melbourne , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Melbourne, Florida

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