Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- Lafayette, LA
Merakey

Lafayette, Louisiana


External Description

Merakey is currently seeking aLicensed Practical Nurse (LPN)to join our Behavioral Health division inLafayette, LA.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The LPN is a vital member of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team. The LPN provides medication management, medication education, crisis intervention, medication administration to consumers of the ACT Team. The LPN is also responsible for following the orders of the team's prescribers to ensure the members are receiving adequate treatment and interventions. LPNs assist with PCP and other medical specialty coordination to ensure the members needs are being met. The LPN assist with assessment and the development of the person-centered treatment plan. This is community- based work.

ABOUT OUR 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.

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 non-profit 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.

The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual’s right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual at a time.

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Requirements

Requirements:

  • LPN with a minimum of two (2) years current nursing experience in mental health 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.


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