Nov 13, 2019

RN Behavioral Health

  • Merakey
  • 711 Colonial Dr Suites A, B, D-2557C, Louisiana
Administration Education Health Care Installation - Maint - Repair Nonprofit - Social Services Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Merakey is seeking a Full Time Registered Nurse to join our ACT Team in our Behavioral Health division in Baton Rouge, LA.

 

Schedule: Mon-Friday 8-4:30pm, rotating on-call/weekend/late shift

Compensation: $30/hour

 

 

Position Overview:

The RN is an integral part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team. The RN completes assessments, medication management, education, contributes to the person-centered treatment plan, assist with crisis intervention, administer injections to members, obtain and maintain vitals and documentation logs for medication purposes. The RN also reports any critical medical and psychiatric concerns to the ACT Team Leader and prescribers. The RN assist with infection control and also assist with coordination of care with PCPs and other specialists.

 

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!

 

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

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