Registered Nurse (Rn)- Hammond, LA

Merakey Hammond , LA 70403

Posted 2 months ago

Merakey is currently seeking a Full Time Registered Nurse to join our team in Hammond, LA.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This is a professional position which involves providing direct nursing care to persons with developmental and physical disabilities and maintain their medical records to comply with current nursing practice and state regulation. This position reports to the Health Services Supervisor and/or Assistant Health Services Supervisor.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Will provide direct nursing care to persons with developmental and physical disabilities.

  • Will maintain medical records to comply with current nursing practice and state regulation.

  • Will do routine health assessments.

  • Ensure annual physicals are updated before examination by PCP.

  • Maintain health records/charts. Ensure completion of 90-day physician reviews.

  • Review incoming labs and consults.

  • Ensure needed orders are obtained and faxed to pharmacy.

  • Will complete reports, including any incident reports in a timely manner.

  • Parental notifications as indicated.

  • Will work with LPN to ensure nursing care and documentation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

This position requires a Registered Nurse.

  • A minimum of one (1) year current nursing experience 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 may be required depending on the work location.

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 services

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.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

APPLY TODAY

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at Yvonne.Olivier@Merakey.org

  • RN License with a minimum of one (1) year current nursing experience 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 depending on the work location.

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