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License Practical Nurse - Harvey

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-758952
  • Job Location: Harvey, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 03, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • 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. 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:

  • 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. 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.

 

 

Schedule: Monday thru Friday 6:15am - 2:45pm with Saturday rotation 3 times per month, candidate must travel to other sites when necessary.

Number of Position Openings: 1

Start Date: 03/26/2021

 

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

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience: Two years’ experience in hospital or in-patient setting preferable. Individual must possess good communication skills with basic nursing knowledge. Knowledge of substance abuse pathology preferred. Must have knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: R.N. or L.P.N. licensed in the State of Illinois, successful completion of medication and certified in CPR