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Transporter / Residential Coordinator - Manteno

  • Job Tracking ID: 512588-850902
  • Job Location: Manteno, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 30, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
  • 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. Since 1969, FGC's comprehensive programming has educated and guided individuals toward their full potential as productive members within their own families and our society.


Essential Duties:

  • Transport program patients for admission and discharge, medical and other community appointments. This is the primary responsibility, approximately 75% of work time.
  • Maintain cleanliness and appearance of agency vans.
  • Provide motivational support to assist counselors in meeting therapeutic goals. 
  • Support treatment plans by reporting client observations on appropriate form (SAMMS / Incident Report/BOP documentation, etc.) - and supporting decisions concerning therapy, discipline, and privileges.
  • Assists case manager/counselor with client activities by implementing scheduled and/or requested activities.
  • Inventory incoming and outgoing clothing and supplies of clients for quantity and specifically check for contraband items, in accordance with proper safety procedures - including but not limited to -emptying items into proper bin and never reaching into a client’s bag of articles.
  • Obtain pertinent information from staff of previous shift to utilize during current shift and relay to next shift if appropriate.
  • Works cooperatively with members of the nursing and medical staff to monitor clients’ vital signs, observe urine drops, monitor clients, and chart all pertinent data. 
  • Monitor self-administration of medications by clients and document in SAMMS, MAR/PRN log according to regulations. 
  • Recognizes deviations from normal and is able to correct the deviation.
  • Performs room and facility checks, at varying intervals, to ensure client’s comfort, safety, and well-being.
  • Supervise and manage the behavior of clients and provide appropriate behavioral interventions and consequences. 
  • Performs all drug screen services to clients, including but not limited to urine analysis and oral swabs.
  • Oversee the neatness of the unit and proper use of equipment and supplies and inform the proper person when supplies or repairs are needed.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with 42 CFR and HIPAA regulations.


Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday OR Sunday-Thursday (12:00 noon - 8:30 pm)  with rotating weekends

Start Date: ASAP

Work Location: 333 W. Evergreen St., Manteno, IL




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

Experience and Skills:

Education and/or Experience:   Transport/commercial driving experience is preferred; Associate degree in Psychology, Social Work or a closely related curriculum, from an accredited institution preferred


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Driver’s license and insurance required; IAODAPCA Certified Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor (CADC) or IAODAPCA Certified Assessment and Referral Specialist (CARS) preferred; CPR and First Aid Certification preferred

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 paid time off compensation package.