Merakey is currently seeking a Community RN DDTT PRN to join our Merakey Behavioral Health division. McMurray, PA location is the home base for this position. You can choose to work in any area that works best for you. There is a 4 county catchment area for this position (Washington, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence)

SHIFT: PRN (as needed) M-F, 8:30-6:30p as needed

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Dual Diagnosis DDTT Nurse acts as a team player and shares in the responsibility of carrying out rehabilitation and support functions and assisting in treatment, substance abuse services, education, support and consultation to families and crisis intervention services under the clinical supervision of staff with professional degrees. The nurse is specifically responsible for medical monitoring and education for those on the DDTT team. Work collaboratively with Psychiatrist, Program Director, Team members and Treatment Team/IA. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

* Assist in the coordination and monitoring of all medications (both medical and psychiatric)
* Coordinates all medical care with PCPs, PH MCO, dental and vision providers
* Performs periodic health assessments to monitor physical health wellness, medication issues/needs and current fitness and nutritional/dietary needs
* Works to develop goals related to physical health wellness, medication management, fitness and nutrition with individuals served and their supports
* Participates in on-call schedule on a rotating basis
* Provide recovery based, person centered services
* Develop comprehensive goal plans in conjunction with individuals and family members.
* Provide Service coordination, including coordinating and monitoring the activities of the individual’s treatment team.
* Develop, write, implement, evaluate and revise, as necessary, individual’s treatment plans in collaboration with the Treatment Team.
* Provide individual and group supportive interventions and symptom management ensuring that immediate changes in the treatment plan are made, as necessary.
* Act as a liaison and consult with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the treatment process.
* Educate and support individual’s families and advocate for individual’s rights and preferences.
ABOUT MERAKEY’S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION

Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.
Site/Clinic Based Services

* The Center for Hope
* Outpatient
* Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
* Parents and Children Together (PACT)
* Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
* Psychiatric/Socialization Rehabilitation for Hope
* Residential Services for Children and Adults
Community Based Services

* Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)
* Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
* Case Management / Recovery Coaching
* Community Health Liaison (CHL)
* Community and School Based Behavioral Health (CSBBH)
* Crisis Intervention
* Substance Use Disorder Services
* Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT)
* Family Based Mental Health Services
* Therapeutic Family Care
* Foster Care Plus
* Peer Support
* Student Assistance Program (SAP)
* Supported Employment
* Supports for Permanency (SFP)
For more information on each individual service, please visit:
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
Requisition # 49906
In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at …@merakey.org

* Associates or a BSN degree from an accredited school of nursing
* Current unrestricted license for the state of Pennsylvania PA Licensed Register Nurse required
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in mental health
* Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system
* Understanding of individuals with serious mental illness and developmental disabilities
* Valid PA Drivers License and ability to pass appropriate state and federal clearance
* Possesses or is able to obtain all necessary clearances and background checks to work with consumers and their supports

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Associated topics: bsn, ccu, domiciliary, maternal, mhb, nurse, psychatric, psychiatric, registed, transitional

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