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Licensed Practical Nurse - Mobile Van Dispensing - Springfield

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-837343
  • Job Location: Springfield, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 16, 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! 

 

                                                                                                                           

Essential Duties:

  •  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
  • Dispense all MAT medications under procedures set forth by FGC, SUPR, CSAT, and the DEA
  • Naltrexone Injectable administration 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
  • 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
  • Promotes welcoming positive customer service. A culture that encourages quality patient outcomes

 

 

 

Schedule: Monday - Friday (7:00a - 3:30p) with flexibility to accommodate agency's needs

Start Date: 12/5/2022

Work Base: 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.