Current Employment Positions


Staff (LPN) Nurse

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-576493
  • Job Location: Joliet, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: May 24, 2017
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: May 30, 2017



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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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dispenses all medication uses at Family Guidance Centers under procedures set by DASA, DEA, and FDA.
  • Monitors 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.
  • Confers with counselors on cases as needed.
  • Completes initial medical assessment results.
  • Follows 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.
  • Completes OASA reports of dispensing, methadone counts, and medical visits as needed.
  • Complete nursing notes, doctors’ orders. Ensures safekeeping of methadone and other prescription medications.
  • Participates In utilization review and quality assurance.
  • Performs other nursing duties and attends daily rounds as assigned.

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm; Saturday Rotation

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 and certified in CPR

Benefits:

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers non-traditional nursing opportunities for computer savvy practical nurses with an interested in out-patient behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with ten paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package. 

 

Salary Range: $21.00 - $24.00 hourly