Walden Street School ( learn more )

Justice Resource Institute

Concord, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3168963
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 4, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Program Description:
The Walden Street School is a 34 bed residential treatment facility for adolescent girls that specializes in trauma informed care and specialty treatment modalities including SMART, Neurofeedback, and trauma sensitive yoga through the ARC framework. Walden provides comprehensive care including a school on site, a full clinical staff, nursing staff, and 24 hour direct care staff. Students are referred to Walden based on struggles maintaining safety at less restrictive levels of care and who require the support of a full service treatment modality to make progress towards their treatment goals.
Job Description:
The ideal Director of Nursing will be a team player capable of effectively leading and working within and across departments. The Director of Nursing will function as part of the Walden Street School administrative team, and working to ensure that all aspects of the program are functioning optimally and that all students’ needs are being met.
Responsibilities include: oversight and development of systems and functioning of the nursing department. They will assist with all administrative functions in the department, including supervision of staff, audits, appointments, paperwork, and communication with guardians and outpatient healthcare providers.
Candidates should be:
Organized and detail-oriented
Follow policies about medical and clinical care.
Have the ability to work independently.
Position includes weekend and evening hours, as well as on-call responsibilities.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Justice Resource Institute is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Requirements:
      Massachusetts RN license
      Nursing management experience preferred
      Residential program or mental health program experience preferred; experience working with specialized populations of adolescents preferred.
      Meet programs background and driving record check requirements
      Maintains valid driver’s license.
      Available to work evenings, holidays, weekend shifts as necessary.
      Bilingual a plus!
      Bilingual bonus - Bilingual with the ability to read, write and speak in a language other than English proficiently. $500 after 3 months of successful employment, $500 after 6 months of successful employment.
      This position includes medical, dental, 401K with company match, company sponsored pension plan, life insurance, generous personal time off package, tuition reimbursement, long and short term disability with opportunities for continued education/training and much more!
      JRI is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Michelle Vaughan
    • 148/160 Walden Street
    • Concord, Massachusetts 01742
    • Phone: 978-369-7611 ext 207
    • Fax: 978-371-1578
    • Email: click here

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