Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team at our program in New Orleans, La.
Earn $21.00/hour + $4,050 mileage stipend
The LPN is a vital member of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team. The LPN provides medication management, medication education, crisis intervention, medication administration to consumers of the ACT Team. The LPN is also responsible for following the orders of the team's prescribers to ensure the members are receiving adequate treatment and interventions. LPNs assist with PCP and other medical specialty coordination to ensure the members' needs are being met. The LPN assists with assessment and the development of the person-centered treatment plan. This is community- based work.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!
To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers
Requisition number: 79951
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
• LPN with a minimum of two (2) years current nursing experience in mental health is preferred.
• A current Louisiana Nursing License
• Behavioral Health experience preferred.
• A genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.
• In addition, a current and valid Louisiana driver's license and reliable transportation is required.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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