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Merakey

This is a Contract position in Pittsburgh, PA posted March 3, 2021.

Merakey is seeking a **Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse** to join our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (IDD) division in Crafton, PA This position is Part Time Saturday & Sunday Nights 6:30pm-7am Are you looking for a position where you can utilize your skills and passion for supporting people? Do you believe that we are better together by including everyone? Are you searching for a rewarding career in the service of others? If this sounds like something that you would enjoy — then join our team! **_POSITION OVERVIEW_** 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 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 **_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 **_Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!_** Apply Today!EOE Protected Veterans/Disability