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Licensed Practical Nurse - Ohio

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-789016
  • Job Location: Toledo, OH
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Employee
  • Date Updated: November 19, 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. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dispenses all medication uses at Family Guidance Centers under procedures set by FGC, OAC, CSAT and the DEA.
  • Processes patients from assessment to discharge in both medication assisted treatment and drug free treatment programming.
  • Completes initial nursing assessment documentation.
  • Follows up on TB screening process.
  • Follows up on medical referrals.
  • Updates patient prescription records.
  • Processes medical alerts using SAMMS software; documents all services performed in their appropriate service categories
  • 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.
  • 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 quality assurance. Performs other nursing duties and attends daily rounds as assigned.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Job Type: Full-Time/Part-Time

Location: 4354 Monroe St., Toledo, OH 43606

Start Date: ASAP

Schedule:  Day Shift

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. Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: R.N. or L.P.N. licensed in the State of Ohio and certified in CPR.

Job Benefits:

Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interested in behavioral health. Our organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full time employment that includes life insurance and a 401k pension plan. Vacation, sick and personal days with paid holidays off are included in our paid time off compensation package.

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