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Youth Care Support

Located in Albuquerque, NM, Bernalillo Academy is a 63 bed sub-acute residential treatment center that serves youth between the ages of 5 and 17 with a diagnosis of Autism Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Other Emotional and Behavioral disorders.

POSITION SUMMARY

We have immediate openings for Youth Care Support Workers to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for students while implementing structured programming and treatment plans that include teaching skills while decreasing maladaptive behaviors. Youth Care Workers are responsible for data collection, progress note charting, and fostering a strengths-based milieu for students. Bernalillo Academy uses a strength based approach that focuses on learning, practicing, and generalizing skills into more natural environments and intensive teaching to increase skills based on students’ strengths.

Work Schedules
We are a 24 hour facility, and have 3 shifts available.

Job Requirements

Minimum 6 months experience working with children with Autism/severe emotional disturbances/neurobiological disorders, or two years post-secondary education in a Human Service related field is required. Education can be substituted for experience.
• 1-2 yrs experience preferred.
• High School diploma or equivalent required.
•.Applicant must be 21 years of age prior to employment.

Benefits Package
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after sixty days.
• Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• 401K after sixty days.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

             

Registered Nurse

Located in Albuquerque, NM, Bernalillo Academy is a 63 bed sub-acute residential treatment center that serves youth between the ages of 5 and 17 with a diagnosis of Autism Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Other Emotional and Behavioral disorders.

SIGNING BONUS OF $1,200.00!!!!

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for a Registered Nurse who will provide professional nursing care to patients/students by utilizing the nursing process and skills.  Assist in implementation direct daily care of clients.  Assist other nurses and the Director of  Nursing in providing clinical leadership on the unit as assigned.  The Registered Nurse will receive supervision from the Director of Nursing.  The patient population includes but may not be limited to a specialty group of special needs patients with either cognitive disability, autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays  and behavioral challenges.

Duties include assessment of patient/students upo0n admission and throughout admission to Bernalillo Academy utilizing observational and interviewing skills.  Assist in development of individualized treatment plans in conjunction with patient/student, family and multidisciplinary teams.  Provide direct nursing care based on patient treatment plan, maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu and document on all appropriate clients care topics/events/interventions.  Evaluate and document the patient/student/family response to treatment as related to stated goals and the overall effectiveness of nursing componenets in the treatment plan while promoting the concept and image of professional nursing practice.

Job Requirements

  • Must be able to positively interact and develop rapport with children who are developmentally delayed/autistic, their families, professional and support staff, and various levels of staff from community agencies. 
  • Must be able to maintain a calm, non-defensive, supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis situations.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas:
    • Manual dexterity to keep documentation records.
    • Able to visually and auditory monitor clients.
    • Demonstrate techniques to prevent behavior harmful to the client or others.
    • Provide behavior management in crisis situations.
    • Assess potential crisis situations and call for assistance if needed.
  •     Current State of New Mexico residency.
  •     Must have current unrestricted nursing license in the state of New Mexico from The  NM Board of Nursing.
  •     Preferred adolescent or children experience in a psychiatric facilty, but not required.
  •    Applicant must be 21 years of age prior to employment.Applicant must be 21 years of age prior to   employment.

Benefits Package:    SIGNING BONUS OF $1,200.00!!!!
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after sixty days.
• Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• 401K after sixty days.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Located in Albuquerque, NM, Bernalillo Academy is a 63 bed sub-acute residential treatment center that serves youth between the ages of 5 and 17 with a diagnosis of Autism Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Other Emotional and Behavioral disorders.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Nursing department at Bernalillo Academy provides for the medical and safety needs of students. Students at Bernalillo Academy often exhibit complex psychiatric and medical conditions requiring 24/7 professional nursing care. The LPN administers medications, coordinates and completes patient care and monitors and documents student health and safety issues.

Qualifications: The candidate must possess a valid unrestricted Licensed Practical Nurse License issued by the state of New Mexico State Board of Nursing. Experience in the mental health nursing industry is preferred. Must be able to deliver skilled nursing care in both routine and stressful periods.

Minimum Skills/ Requirements: See application for details

  • Must be able to positively interact and develop rapport with children who are developmentally delayed/autistic, their families, professional and support staff, and various levels of staff from community agencies. 
  • Must be able to maintain a calm non-defensive, supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis situations.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas:
    • Manual dexterity to keep documentation records.
    • Visually and auditorily monitor clients.
    • Demonstrate techniques to prevent behavior harmful to the client or others.
    • Provide behavior management in crisis situations.
    • Assess potential crisis situations and call for assistance if needed.
  •     Current State of New Mexico residency.
  •     Current unrestricted nursing license in the state of New Mexico from The  NM Board of Nursing.
  •     Preferred adolescent or children experience in a psychiatric facilty, but not required.
  •    Applicant must be 21 years of age prior to employment.

Benefits Package
• Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance after sixty days.
• Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
• Company provided AD&D insurance
• Flexible Spending program
• 401K after sixty days.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer