Residential School Licensed Practical Nurse
Who We Are Looking For:
Are you the Licensed Practical Nurse we have been looking for? In this position, you will be able to convey your passion for helping others while working with a dynamic team of nurses by bringing an energetic and positive approach while working with our students!
The Susan Wayne Center of Excellence (SWCE)provides intensive, staff secure, educational and living experiences for male and female adolescents intended to cultivate excellence in all areas of growth and functioning, while preparing them for increased independence as they move into young adulthood.
Schedule: This position is 2nd Shift (1pm-9pm) with weekend availability required.
What You’ll Do:
YOU will make a difference in the lives of the young men and woman we support who present with challenging multiple diagnosis.
YOU will have the opportunity to participate in medication administration, triage and basic first aid, developing care plans, maintaining student safety, and monthly documentation.
YOU will provide empowering support, enabling students to live fuller lives & safely explore & pursue their dreams.
What We Are Looking For:
YOUR positive and supportive approach.
YOUR critical thinking skills and ability to think “outside the box”.
YOUR willingness and desire to provide services above and beyond “the norm”.
Be who you are! JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve.
Access to our excellent Blue Cross medical and Delta Dental benefits.
Retirement benefits including 401K matched up to $800 a year and pension after 5 years of employment.
Professional development opportunities such as tuition reimbursement up to almost $4000 per year and discounted tuition rates to select partnership colleges and universities!
Wellness benefits including access to employee resource groups (including multicultural affinity groups, LGBTQ+ advocacy, employee engagement groups, etc.), self-care resources, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Generous paid time off up to 19 days for full time employees in your first year and much more!
Current Connecticut LPN License in good standing or close to obtaining RN License.
Valid driver’s license.
Ability to be certified in American Red Cross CPR/First Aid.
Ability to be certified in Building Communities of Care (verbal de-escalation and physical intervention).
Experience in a mental health, residential or medical setting with adolescents preferred.
Ability to express ideas clearly both in written and oral communications.
Knowledge of basic Microsoft computer systems and Internet capabilities.
Background and driving record checks will be performed.
JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. JRI is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $24.00 per hour
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Weekend availability- Will discuss schedule further in person
Ability to commute/relocate:
Thompson, CT 06277 (Northeast Corner of CT)
First Aid Certification/CPR (Preferred)
Work Location: In person