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Licensed Practical Nurse - Springfield

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-826255
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 28, 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 Employee

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. Must have knowledge of substance abuse pathology. 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 required 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.