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Licensed Practical Nurse - Springfield

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-519759
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 19, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Family Guidance Centers, Inc. (FGC), a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization, treats and prevents substance abuse, as well as an array of other related problems. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

***$1000.00 dollar sign on bonus available for LPNs first $500.00 to be obtained after 30 days of employment, and $ 500.00 after 6 months of employment!!!!***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include: dispensing all medication used at Family Guidance Centers under procedures set by DASA, DEA, and FDA.
  • Monitor appropriateness of methadone and other medication dosages. Monitors physical well being of clients and makes notes of specific findings.
  • Confers with medical doctors on specific medical findings, and with counselors on cases as needed.
  • Complete initial medical assessment results.
  • Follow up on TB tests and reactive results.
  • Follow up on recommendations and referrals made in medical visits. Update client records of prescriptions.
  • Breathalyzing of clients as needed.
  • Complete nursing notes, and doctor orders.
  • Ensures safekeeping of methadone and other prescription medications.
  • Participate in utilization review and quality assurance.
  • Perform other nursing duties and attend daily rounds as assigned.

Schedule: Monday - Friday (7:00a - 3:30p)

Start Date: ASA P

  Family Guidance Centers, Inc is a Drug Free Environment, an Equal Opportunity Employer

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Two years post degree experience in hospital or agency setting. Individual must possess good communication skills. General basic nursing and medical knowledge. Must have knowledge of substance abuse pathology. Must have knowledge of all state and federal rules and regulations.

 Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: R.N. or L.P.N. registered in the State of Illinois.

Job Benefits:

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays are included in our paid time off compensation package.