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Licensed Practical Nurse FT Aylette

Merakey

This is a Contract position in Aylett, VA posted July 2, 2020.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate from an accredited practical/vocational nursing program.
  • Valid LPN license in VA
  • 1 year related IDD experience
  • Clean, valid Driver’s License

Merakey is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse LPN to join our IDD division in our Aylett, VA location.

Rate: $21.00 per hour

Schedule: Week 1 Sun, Wed, Thur 7:00p-7:00a; Week 2 Mon, Tue, Sat 7:00p-7:00a

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct care and support to medically fragile adults with a diagnosis of intellectual disability. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Assists individuals with activities of daily living, including hygiene, medication administration, meals, household chores, and enjoying the community.
  • Rrequires driving a large wheelchair accessible van, attending medical appointments with the individuals, interacting with family members, and participating in team meetings.
  • Helps people with intellectual and physical disabilities pursue their interests and gain greater independence.
  • Professional duties also include assessment of individuals, in service trainings, communication of health issues to interdisciplinary team, and health liaison with parents, physicians and pharmacy

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation Plans
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
  • Marketplace Savings Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
  • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services

ABOUT MERAKEY’S IDD DIVISION

Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.

Community-Based Services

  • Adult Training Facility
  • Behavior Support Services
  • Early Intervention Case Management
  • Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
  • In-home Support
  • Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
  • Supports Coordination

Residential Services

  • Community Living/Group Homes
  • Family/Shared Living
  • Intermediate Care Facility
  • Respite Care
  • Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
  • Supported Living

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.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.

APPLY TODAY www.merakey.org/careers

Requisition # 54465

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at [email protected]

  • Graduate from an accredited practical/vocational nursing program.
  • Valid LPN license in VA
  • 1 year related IDD experience
  • Clean, valid Driver’s License

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