Current Employment Positions


Staff (LPN) Nurse/ Joliet

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-653528
  • 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: October 22, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • Starting Date: October 22, 2018



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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 is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse with some experience with drug treatment as well as clinical experience; however NEW GRADS WELCOME. Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest 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 PTO compensation package. A sign-on bonus is available for those who remain with the organization for 6 months... $300 upon hire and $300 after 6 months with the organization.

The Staff Nurse essential duties and responsibilities include: 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, and performs other nursing duties and attends daily rounds as assigned.

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm with Saturday rotation 3 times per month

Number of Position Openings: 2

Start Date: October 2018

Salary Starting at $22.00 an hour

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 terminology knowledge. Must have knowledge of substance abuse pathology. Must have knowledge of all state and federal rules and regulations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: L.P.N. registered in the State of Illinois and certified in CPR