Merakey/Allegheny Valley School is currently seeking a **Licensed Practical Nurse** to join our IDD Division in our Coraopolis, PA location.Take advantage of new NEW INCREASED NURSING RATES! LPNs now starting at $22.00 per hour.Shift differentials, weekend rates, and holiday pay will be applied to qualified positions
**This position is Enhanced Pay Eligible!**
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, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .
_WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER_
+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
+ Highly competitive compensation plans
+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
+ Flexible scheduling
+ Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
+ Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
+ Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees
MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
New!! -- we have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!! You choose between \"Enhanced Pay\" or \"Enhanced Benefits\"!!
Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay)!! You will be free to choose from:
+ \"Enhanced Pay\" -- Competitive wage + an additional $2.00 per hour for all hours worked. Option to select a base medical plan + a full range of company paid benefits.
+ \"Enhanced Benefits\" -- Competitive wage + an option to select from 4 comprehensive medical plans for you and your family where 70%-100% of the premiums are paid by Merakey. Also includes a full range of additional company paid benefits. Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
The **Licensed Practical Nurse** will provide direct nursing care to persons with developmental and physical disabilities and maintain their medical records to comply with current nursing practice and state regulation. This position reports to the Health Services Supervisor and/or Assistant Health Services Supervisor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
+ Administer medications per Merakey/AVS policy and procedure.
+ Provide clinical assessments to persons.
+ Implement Health Related Protection Policy and Procedure, as needed.
+ Recording seizure activity, as needed.
+ Complete Consultant forms.
+ Perform heights and weights and record per policy.
+ Generate and update Health Care Plans, as needed.
+ Update and review Daily Care Checklists on a monthly Basis.
_APPLY TODAY at_
Requisition Number: 44192
**_MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_**
+ Licensed Practical Nurse license required
+ One (1) year current nursing experience is preferred
+ Genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities
+ Current and valid Pennsylvania driver's license and reliable transportation