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Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse- FT LPN 2nd Shift Allegheny County- Mon- Fri No Weekends!

Merakey

This is a Contract position in Coraopolis, PA posted June 9, 2020.

Merakey is currently seeking a Full Time Licensed Practical Nurse [LPN] to join our Intellectual Development Disabilities Division in the Allegheny County area.

This is a 2nd shift position Monday – Friday 1:30pm-10pm

Position starts at $21/hour

This is eligible for a $2/hour shift differential and enhanced pay program.

POSITION OVERVIEW

This LPN will be responsible for the nursing rounds in the specific Allegheny county homes as directed by HSS/ AHSS. 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:

  • Administer medications per Merakey /AVS policy and procedure.
  • Provide clinical assessments to persons.
  • Implement Health Related Protection Policy and Procedure, as needed.
  • Recording seizure activity, as needed.
  • Complete Consultant forms.
  • Perform heights and weights and record per policy.
  • Generate and update Health Care Plans, as needed.
  • Update and review Daily Care Checklists on a monthly Basis.
  • Traveling between specific homes to provide nursing assessments

Position Requirements:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse license required.
  • One (1) year current nursing experience is preferred.
  • Genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.
  • Current and valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and reliable transportation

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

NEW!! — we have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!! You choose between “Enhanced Pay” or “Enhanced Benefits”

Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay). You will be free to choose from:

  • Enhanced Pay — Competitive wage + an additional $2.00 per hour for all hours worked. Option to select a base high deductible medical plan + dental and vision coverage. Retirement plan also available along with a full range of company paid benefits.
  • Enhanced Benefits — Competitive wage + an option to select from 4 comprehensive medical plans for you and your family where at least 70% of the premiums are paid by Merakey. Dental, Vision and Retirement Plan also available along with a full range of additional company paid benefits.

In addition — we 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 IDD DIVISION

Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.

Community-Based Services

  • Adult Training Facility
  • Behavior Support Services
  • Early Intervention Case Management
  • Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
  • In-home Support
  • Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
  • Supports Coordination

Residential Services

  • Community Living/Group Homes
  • Family/Shared Living
  • Intermediate Care Facility
  • Respite Care
  • Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
  • Supported Living

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.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 at http://www.merakey.org/careers

Job # 53140

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

This position requires a Licensed Practical Nurse. A minimum of one (1) year current nursing experience is preferred. A current Pennsylvania Nursing License and a genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. In addition, a current and valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and reliable transportation may be required depending on the work location.

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