Boys and Girls Village

Nurse (RN)

Nurse (RN)

Boys & Girls Village

Milford, CT

  • BGV is seeking a Registered Nurse to work directly with adolescent boys in our residency programs.
  • Must be a Registered Nurse for the State of Connecticut who graduated from an accredited school of nursing

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed.  The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills.

  • Provide a safe, orderly and nurturing living experience for children in care.
  • Determines, assesses, and provides medical care as permitted under state license and program policies and procedures
  • Administers medication as scheduled by Program Nurse and prescribed by medical staff.
  • Takes direct charge of any medical emergencies
  • Communicate and educate the mental health workers regarding any medical issues, medication administration, medical policy and procedures, and universal precautions.
  • Provides monitoring, assessment, and documentation of all emergency safety interventions (restraints/escorts)
  • Must be a Registered Nurse for the State of Connecticut who graduated from an accredited school of nursing. 
  • Ability to deal with crisis situations; implement behavior modification programs; maintain appropriate boundaries; and work as a team member.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

PURPOSE/FUNCTION OF PROGRAM:

The residential programs provide home-like environments with a therapeutic based milieu for male adolescents with a rehabilitation and treatment focus. The program is designed to reduce risk and recidivism and will take the lead on assisting the adolescent, family and stakeholders with the youth’s transition plan back into the community.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM!

Boys & Girls Village (BGV) takes pride in the supportive, team-oriented environment we offer to our employees.

  • Competitive salaries, with increased compensation for Bi-lingual in Spanish staff
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits, including an option that is free to employees.
  • Life insurance, short and long-term disability
  • a 401K plan with employer contributions
  • Generous benefit time
  • A tuition reimbursement program and free licensing supervision.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.