Merakey LPN - Outpatient Methadone PRN (as needed) - weekends in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Merakey is currently seeking a LPN Outpatient Methadone PRN to join our Merakey Adult Behavioral Health division in our Philadelphia, PA locations on Parkside Ave and Germantown Ave.
Pay Rate: $25 per hour
Shift: Weekends as needed
The LPN will administer medication and therapeutic treatments as per physician's orders. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
Monitor for potential side effects and report it to psychiatrist
Provide care in a manner that considers the patients' rights, safety, comfort, and the overall therapeutic environment
Observe and document and report patient behavior
Monitor and document weights, pulses, respirations, and blood pressures for children and adolescents starting stimulant medications.
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
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)
Substance Use Disorder Services
Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
Family Based Mental Health Services
Therapeutic Family Care
Foster Care Plus
Student Assistance Program (SAP)
Supports for Permanency (SFP)
For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-behavioral-health.html
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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