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Full Time LPN- Behavioral Health - Extended Acute Care Licensed Practical Nurse - Rotating Shift

Merakey is currently seeking a Full Time LPN to join our Merakey behavioral health division in Nazareth, PA.
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, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.
_WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER_
+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
+ Highly competitive compensation plans
+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
+ Flexible scheduling
+ Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
+ Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
+ Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees
_POSITION DETAILS_
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
+ Under the guidance of the Program Director LPN will provide services to clients being served in the Extended Acute Care Program.
+ Administer medications and therapeutic treatment orders.
+ Train residents in self-administration of medications.
+ Monitor and document weight, respiration, and blood pressure.
+ Participate in leading and co-leading therapeutic groups.
+ Documentation and reporting of all necessary records and progress notes.
+ Provide a framework for a safe learning experience in the environment.
+ Provide information, guidance, and foster growth and development.
+ Facilitate implementation of the specific program and individual routines while serving as a role model for staff.
+ Compliance and enforcement of all established agency policies and those delineated by the State and County regulations.
_Position Requirements:_
+ Graduate of accredited LPN nursing program.
+ Current license as LPN in Commonwealth of PA.
+ Must be able to work with adults with mental disorders.
+ Must have minimum of one year experience with adults.
+ Must attend required pre-service and ongoing trainings.
+ Must provide proof of LPN certification renewals.
_APPLY TODAY_ _at_ _http://www.merakey.org/careers_
Job Number: 39395
_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
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+ Graduate of accredited LPN nursing program.
+ Current license as LPN in Commonwealth of PA.
+ Must be able to work with adults with mental disorders.
+ Must have minimum of one year experience with adults.
+ Must attend required pre-service and ongoing trainings.
+ Must provide proof of LPN certification renewals.
Pay rate is $19.26 per hour.
Shift: Week 1: Sunday 3p-11p, Monday Off Tuesday 11a-11p, Wednesday 11a-11p, Thursday Off, Friday Off, Saturday 7a-3p
Week 2: Sunday 7a-3p, Monday Off, Tuesday11a-11p, Wed 11a-11p, Thursday Off, Friday 3p-11p, Saturday Off
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability


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