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Licensed Practical Nurse - U of I - Chicago

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-832329
  • Job Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 27, 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 experience or new graduates. Family Guidance Centers Inc. offers opportunities for individuals with an interest in behavioral health. 

 

Essential Duties:

  • Promotes a welcoming, positive customer service culture to patients
  • Monitors appropriateness of methadone and other medication dosages, monitors physical well-being of clients and makes notes of specific findings
  • Processes patients from assessment to discharge in medication assisted treatment and drug free treatment programming
  • Processes alerts using SAMMS software; documents all services performed in their appropriate service categories
  • Dispenses all MAT medications under procedures set forth by FGC, SUPR, CSAT and the DEA.
  • Administers Naltrexone Injectable at FGC sites
  • 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/recovery support specialist on cases as needed and completes caseload assignments
  • Completes initial nursing intake documentation
  • Follows up on TB screening process
  • Follows up on medical referrals
  • Updates patient prescription records
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Schedule: Saturdays (7:00a - 10:30a) and PRN

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 1220 S. Wood St., Chicago, IL

 

 

 

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.

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