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Staff Nurse - Toledo, Ohio

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-618293
  • Job Location: Toledo, OH
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 26, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: May 7, 2018



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Job Description:

Family Guidance of Ohio, 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.

Family Guidance of Ohio is currently seeking an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team. Staff Nurse essential duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: Dispensing all medication uses at Family Guidance 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. Knowledge and understanding of addiction, detoxification and the recovery process and the ability to determine if a patient has consumed alcohol and other drugs prior to receiving treatment; 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.

Location: 4354 Monroe Street

Toledo, OH 43606

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing required. One year of post degree experience in hospital or agency setting. LPN must have knowledge of substance abuse pathology. Individual must possess good communication skills. General basic nursing and medical knowledge. Must have knowledge of Ohio state and federal rules and regulations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: L.P.N. registered in the State of Ohio in good standing and must have certification allowing the administration of medication. Certified in CPR is required

Job Benefits:

Family Guidance of Ohio 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 pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with 11 paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package. 

 

 Salary Starting at: $21.00 per hour

 

 Family Guidance of Ohio is a Drug Free Environment, Equal Opportunity Employer