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Licensed Practical Nurse- Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-793753
  • 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: 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 social setting detox beds, residential beds and drug free treatment programming.
  • Processes medical alerts using SAMMS software; documents all services performed in their appropriate service categories.
  • Dispense 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.
  • Completes daily assignments and confers with counselor on cases as needed. 
  • 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.

 

Number of Openings: 2

Start Date: ASAP

Schedule: Monday - Friday (2:00p - 10:30p) with rotating weekends 

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

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.