Registered Nurse - FACT/ACTApply Now Req ID 82919 Date posted 04/06/2023
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team at our program in Beaver County, PA.
The Registered Nurse will assist psychiatrists in all clinically related administrative responsibilities and in the development and maintenance of procedures. Acts as a liaison with staff/programs of Merakey and external support providers. Assures necessary flow of medical and psychiatric information from psychiatrists to other medical providers, residential support programs, and other support services. Provide medication education to clients administer injections to consumers and medication management.
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Teams are composed of professionals including psychiatrists, nurses, mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals, employment specialists, housing specialists, and a peer specialist, all of whom collaborate to provide complete services including therapy, medication management, and resource linkage to adult individuals with serious mental illness (SMI). Services are provided in the individual's home or the community and include at least three home visits a week. Will be required to utilize personal vehicles for client transportation and community-based work.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!
To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers
Requisition number: 82919
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- Active PA RN license
- 2 years of experience working with individuals with mental illness
- Valid PA driver's license
- Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles.
- Strong organizational skills
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