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Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

Company: Merakey
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse
Are you a compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals with physical and developmental disabilities? 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 Philadelphia, PA.

As an RN at Merakey, you'll play a vital role in providing direct nursing care to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. Your responsibilities will include clinical assessments, medication administration, and collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to ensure comprehensive care.

Earn $ 38/hour.

Essential Job Functions:

* Administer medications and treatments, including tube feedings and tracheostomy care, with precision and compassion.
* Perform nursing assessments on residents as needed to identify and address health issues promptly.
* Collaborate with various healthcare professionals and specialists to coordinate comprehensive care, keeping the nurse manager informed.
* Provide health education to residents and their families, including implementing self-medication programs as directed by the nurse manager.
* Conduct in-service training for staff to ensure compliance with protocols and procedures, promoting a culture of excellence in care delivery.
* Communicate health issues with the interdisciplinary team, actively participating in staff meetings and monthly reviews with the QIDP.
* Complete quarterly assessments in a timely manner, maintaining accurate documentation.
* Fulfill duties as a charge nurse when assigned, carrying an emergency contact telephone, and responding as required.
* Perform other duties as assigned, contributing to the smooth operation of our program.

If you're ready to advance your nursing career while making a meaningful impact, apply now to join our team at Merakey. Your dedication and expertise will help us continue to provide exceptional care to those we serve.


Merakey offers Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans as well as competitive compensation plans. In addition, benefits include Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plans, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement, Daily Pay, membership in and much more!

To fill out an on-line application:

Requisition number: 85991


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:

* Graduation from an accredited Registered Nurse program.
* Current license as an RN in the Commonwealth of PA.
* Preferably, at least one year of experience as an RN.
* Genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.
* Possession of a current and valid PA driver's license, along with reliable transportation (may be required).
* Ability to perform professional nursing duties including assessment, treatment, and medication dispensing.
* Physical capability to exert up to 50lbs occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs continuously.

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