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Licensed Practical Nurse - Joliet

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-789392
  • Job Location: Joliet, IL
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • 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 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. 

***$1000.00 dollar sign on bonus available for LPNs - first $500.00 to be obtained after 30 days of employment, and $ 500.00 after 6 months of employment!!!!***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Dispense all MAT medications under procedures set forth by FGC, SUPR, CSAT and the DEA.
  • Naltrexone Injectable administration at FGC out-patient sites and within correctional systems with FGC affiliation.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Schedule: Monday - Friday (6:15a - 2:45p) with 2-3 Saturdays per month

Start Date: ASAP

Number of Position Openings: 1

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 all state and federal rules and regulations.

 

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