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License Practical Nurse - Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-753951
  • Job Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 07, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: January 4, 2021



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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.

The Staff Nurse essential duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Processes patients from assessment to discharge in social setting
  • 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, 
  • Follows up on recommendations and referrals made in medical visits,
  •  Updates client records of prescriptions, breathalyzing of clients as needed, 
  • Understands methadone accounting reports of dispensing and understands safekeeping procedures for methadone/other medications. 
  • 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: Full-Time 2nd and 3rd Shift available: 2pm-10:30pm Monday thru Friday with 2-3 weekends, per 4 week schedule;10pm to 6:30am with 2-3 Saturdays per 4 week schedule .

 Work Location: 333 W. Evergreen St.  Manteno, IL 60950

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 . Knowledge of substance abuse pathology preferred. 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