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ACTT Nurse (RN or LPN)

Meridian Behavioral Health Services, Inc. Chattanooga, TN

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

At Meridian Behavioral Health Services, we are a TEAM focusing on providing exceptional behavioral health care services, promoting workplace excellence, empowering its community to holistic wellness, and achieving sustainability for generations to come! Do these traits resonate with you if so, JOIN US!

Live and work in the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina!

Multiple Positions Available!!
*Sylva, Jackson County, North Carolina*
*Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina*
*Murphy, Cherokee County, North Carolina*


Job Summary:
Meridian Behavioral Health Services is currently seeking to fill multiple positions for dynamic, passionate Registered Nurses (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join our Assertive Community Action Teams (ACTT) in Cherokee, Haywood and Jackson Counties. ACTT is an evidence-based wrap-around model of care that supports individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to improve their overall well-being while remaining in community living. The ACTT Nurse is responsible for assessing physical needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist. The ACTT nurse is also responsible for providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation and support services including general and condition-specific health education, medication education, and psychiatric rehabilitation.

Job Requirements:
The ideal applicant will meet the following requirements:

  • a current RN or LPN license in North Carolina
  • a valid driver's license without violations or restrictions which could prevent completing all required job functions,
  • reliable transportation, and flexibility and moderate computer skills
  • the ability to be a part of an "on-call" rotation when necessary
  • One year of psychiatric experience strongly desired.

Benefits:
Meridian offers a comprehensive benefits package including an employer matching retirement plan. Meridian provides malpractice insurance for those that qualify, a generous PTO program, paid holidays and participation in the loan repayment program for licensed practitioners and clinicians.

About Us:
Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, Meridian is a not-for-profit, trauma-aware organization that provides integrated, behavioral health services. Our location, surrounded by mountain peaks of more than 5,000 ft, is the perfect place to live, work and play! Offering a true change of seasons, with recreational lakes, championship golf, mountain waterfalls, hiking trails, and more, working for Meridian can offer you an exceptional quality of life. Our location is just 2 hours from the metropolitan areas of Atlanta, GA and one hour from Asheville, NC.

Company Description
Meridian Behavioral Health is a non-profit organization serving the behavioral health needs of all age groups in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Meridian employs more than 180 people and has an annual operating budget of approximately $15 million. The Meridian family is dedicated to our mission of providing evidence-based services in a recovery oriented and trauma-informed culture. We value the individuals we serve and hold hope when it is otherwise difficult.

Our offices in Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Transylvania, and Cherokee Counties are surrounded by camping and hiking trails and waters ripe for kayaking, swimming, and fishing. This area of the state is known for its beautiful scenery, artisan breweries, outdoor activities, and lots of festivals! There is even a small ski resort in Meridian’s service area.

Meridian Behavioral Health Services, Inc.

Why Work Here?
Non-Profit Committed to Serving Behavioral Health Needs in Western North Carolina

Meridian Behavioral Health is a non-profit organization serving the behavioral health needs of all age groups in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Meridian employs more than 180 people and has an annual operating budget of approximately $15 million. The Meridian family is dedicated to our mission of providing evidence-based services in a recovery oriented and trauma-informed culture. We value the individuals we serve and hold hope when it is otherwise difficult. Our offices in Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Transylvania, and Cherokee Counties are surrounded by camping and hiking trails and waters ripe for kayaking, swimming, and fishing. This area of the state is known for its beautiful scenery, artisan breweries, outdoor activities, and lots of festivals! There is even a small ski resort in Meridian’s service area.

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120 View Pointe Drive Murphy

Chattanooga, TN
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