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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

POSITION OVERVIEW

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

  • 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!

APPLY TODAY

Requisition #53024

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

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