SunIRef:Nurse:title LPN- Licensed Practical Nurse- Community Behavioral Health - Lafayette Merakey 732 reviews - Lafayette, LA 70503 Merakey 732 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. Merakey is currently seeking a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse LPN to join our ACT Team in the Lafayette, LA area. 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 The ACT Nurse acts as a team player and shares in the responsibility of carrying out rehabilitation and supprot functions and assiting in treatment, substance abuse services, education, support and consultation to families and crisis intervention servcies under the clinical supervisiosn of staff with professional degrees. The nurse is specifically responsible for medical and medication monitoring and education for those on the ACT team. Provide medication monitoring, administration and education to individuals as determined in the treatment plan. Transcribe physician oders, order medication, maintain documentation of medication monitoring and administration according to policy. Assess invidiaul medication response/monitor symptoms/assess side effects. Preform initial and ongoing nursing assessments. Assess and monitor medical issues as necessary. Provide preventative and disease education as per treatment plan. Maintain mediation storage as per policy. Provide recovery based, person centered services. APPLY TODAY at ****************************** Requisition Number: 46345 MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! Louisiana Licensed Practical Nurse and at least one year experience in mental health/psych nursing. Preferred one year experience working in the community. In addition, a current and valid Louisiana driver's license and reliable transportation may be required. This is a community based position and travel is required for this role throughout the parish Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled Merakey - 3 hours ago - report job - original job On Company Site Associated topics: advanced, certified nurse midwife, clinical nurse, cnm, gerontological nurse practitioner, locum, midwife, neighborcare, rnp, specialist Associated topics: advanced, assistant cna, cardiology, certified nursing, gerontological nurse practitioner, practitioner, prn, specialis, specialist, splst
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