Current Employment Positions


Licensed Practical Nurse - Springfield

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-826255
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 18, 2022
  • 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, recent RN and LPN graduates are encouraged to apply! 

 

                                                                                                                           **** $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS****

 

1st $500.00: after 30 days of employment

2nd $500.00: after 6 months of employment

 

Essential Duties:

  • 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 and 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
  • 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, and performs other nursing duties and attends daily rounds as assigned.

 

 

Schedule: Monday - Friday (2:00p - 10:30p) with 2-3 Saturdays (7:30a - 10:00a)

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 120 N. 11th St., Springfield, IL

 

 

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

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience:  At least two years experience in hospital or agency setting  preferred;   General basic nursing and medical terminology knowledge. Must have knowledge of all state and federal rules and regulations

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: L.P.N. registered in the State of Illinois and certified in CPR required

 

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.