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Estimated Pay
$37 per hour
Full-time, Part-time
About this job

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team?  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 Hammond, LA.


Earn $30/hour + $7,500 yearly mileage stipend 


Position Description

The Registered Nurse will assist psychiatrists in all clinically related administrative responsibilities. Provides liaison with staff/programs of Merakey and external referral sources and appropriate medical and psychiatric consultation to staff, clients, and families. Assists psychiatrists in development and maintenance of procedures and in obtaining medical and psychiatric information. Assures necessary flow of medical and psychiatric information from psychiatrist to others.



Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!


To fill out an on-line application:


Requisition number: 81405



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:

  • A minimum of one (1) year current nursing experience is preferred.

  • A current Louisiana Nursing License

  • Behavioral Health experience preferred

  • A genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. 

  • In addition, a current and valid Louisiana driver's license and reliable transportation is required.

  • Willing to work in a community setting with members diagnosed with SMIs and Co-Occurring Disorders.

  • This is a community based position that requires travel throughout the parish.