Licensed Practical Nurse LPN PRN

    Merakey
    Aylett, VA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $22.54 - $32.18

    Job Description

    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: $23.00 per hour

    Shift: Day, Evening, Night and Weekends as needed

    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.
    • This position assists individuals with activities of daily living, including hygiene, medication administration, meals, household chores, and enjoying the community.
    • This position requires driving a large wheelchair accessible van, attending medical appointments with the individuals, interacting with family members, and participating in team meetings.
    • This position 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
    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.

    Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

    APPLY TODAY www.merakey.org/careers

    Requisition # 53639

    In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at gwendolyn.miller@merakey.org
    • Graduate from an accredited practical/vocational nursing program.
    • Valid LPN license in VA
    • 1 year related IDD experience
    • Clean, valid Driver's License
    Posting ID: 556641000Posted: 2020-05-21