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Licensed Practical Nurse - Chicago

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-733032
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 30, 2022
  • 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. Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest in behavioral health. 

 

                                                                                                                         ****$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS****

 

1st $500.00: after 30 days of employment

2nd  $500.00: after 6 months of employment

 

Essential Duties:

  • Processes patients from assessment to discharge in both medication assisted treatment and drug free treatment programming.
  • Processes medical alerts using SAMMS software; documents all services performed in their appropriate service categories.
  • Dispenses all medication under procedures set forth by FGC, SUPR, CSAT and the DEA.
  • Monitors the appropriateness of methadone and medication dosages.
  • Monitors the physical & mental health well-being of patients and documents findings.
  • Confers with the program physician on specific findings.
  • Confers with counselor on cases as needed and completes caseload assignments.
  • Completes initial nursing assessment documentation.
  • Follows up on TB screening process.
  • Follows up on medical referrals.
  • Updates patient prescription records.
  • Understands methadone accounting reports of dispensing and understands safekeeping procedures for methadone/other medications.
  • Completes nursing notes and accurately processes physician orders.
  • Participates in Utilization Review and Performance Improvement activities.
  • Must be available to travel if needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Schedule: Monday-Friday (6:15a - 2:45p) with rotating Saturdays  

Start Date: ASAP

Work Locations:  310 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654 (Downtown)  & 2630 S. Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60616 (South Loop)

 

 

 

 

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

 

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience:  At least two years experience in hospital or agency setting  preferred;   General basic nursing and medical terminology knowledge. 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 required

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.