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Full Time RNs and LPNs- Residential Mental Health- Pittsburgh PA

Russellton, PA

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Hiring Company

Merakey

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Merakey is seeking a  Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse- LPN or Registered Nurse RN to join our Behavioral Health division in Russelton, PA.

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Administer medication and therapeutic treatments as per physician's request
  • Monitor for potential side effects and report it to psychiatrist
  • Provide care in a manner that considers the patient's rights, safety, comfort, and the overall therapeutic environment
  • Observe, document, and report patient behavior
  • Monitor and document weights pulses, respirations, and blood pressures for children and adolescents starting stimulant medications
  • Participate as assigned in leading and co-leading therapeutic groups
  • Document appropriate notes relative to patient situations and conditions reflecting of the treatment plan
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Program Director
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement
  • File chart forms
  • Assist in the orientation and training of new staff
  • Complete assessment form for each client being seen for medication, injections, medication groups, and second generation anti-psychotic medications tracking
  • Initiate treatment plans
  • Complete discharge summaries
  • Contact individuals pharmacy to authorize medication refills on any client related issues

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation Plans
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
  • Marketplace Savings Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
  • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human service.

ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION

Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.

Site/Clinic Based Services

  • The Center for Hope
  • Outpatient
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parents and Children Together (PACT)
  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
  • Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
  • Residential Services for Children and Adults

Community Based Services

  • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
  • Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
  • Case Management / Recovery Coaching
  • Community Health Liaison (CHL)
  • Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Substance Use Disorder Services
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
  • Family Based Mental Health Services
  • Therapeutic Family Care
  • Foster Care Plus
  • Peer Support
  • Student Assistance Program (SAP)
  • Supported Employment
  • Supports for Permanency (SFP)

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html 

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

APPLY TODAY

Job # 47333

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!



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