Aug 13, 2020

Registered Nurse (RN)- Alexandria, LA

  • Merakey
  • 4606 Lee St, Alexandria, LA 71302, USA
Education Health Care Installation - Maint - Repair Nonprofit - Social Services Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking a full time Registered Nurse RN to join our Merakey Behavioral Health Community Based Division in our Alexandria, LA location.

Pay Rate: $30 per hour

Shift: 8:00am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri, Rotating on call and weekend shift

POSITION DETAILS

The Registered Nurse will assist psychiatrists in all clinically related administrative responsibilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Provides liaison with staff/programs of Merakey and external referral sources
  • Provides appropriate medical and psychiatric consultation to staff, clients, and families
  • Assists psychiatrists in development and maintenance of procedures
  • Assists in obtaining medical and psychiatric information
  • Assures necessary flow of medical and psychiatric information from psychiatrist to others (The Stevens Center personnel, PCP's, pharmacies, and outside consultations/referrals)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and two years psychiatric experience OR a Registered Nurse (RN) and three years psychiatric experience
  • Valid Louisiana Driver's license and reliable transportation
  • This is a community-based position that requires travel throughout the parish

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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