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Licensed Practical Nurse - Chicago Area

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-733032
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (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 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. 

**Free COVID Testing for all employees and PPE provided! Free parking is available at some locations.**

Essential Duties:

  • 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. Completes 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-Friday (6:15a - 2:45p) with rotating Saturdays  

Start Date: ASAP

Employment Type: Full-Time and Part-Time positions available

 

Work Locations: Downtown, 310 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654 , S. Loop 2630 S. Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60616 (Free parking available for some locations!!)

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

Job Benefits:

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 paid holidays off are included in our PTO compensation package.