Company: Family Guidance Centers
Title: Case LPN– Full Time
Location: Aurora, IL
Reports to: AVP Nursing
R.N. or L.P.N. registered in the State of Illinois. Two years post degree experience in hospital or agency setting. Individual must possess good communication skills. General basic nursing and medical knowledge. Must have knowledge of substance abuse pathology. Must have knowledge of all state and federal rules and regulations.
Responsibilities include; dispensing all medication used at Family Guidance Centers under procedures set by DASA, DEA, and FDA. Monitor 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 with counselors on cases as needed. Complete initial medical assessment results. Follow up on TB tests and reactive results. Follow up on recommendations and referrals made in medical visits. Update client records of prescriptions. Breathalysing of clients as needed. Complete nursing notes, and doctor orders. Ensures safekeeping of methadone and other prescription medications. Participate in utilization review and quality assurance. Perform other nursing duties and attend daily rounds as assigned.
Submit Resumes to:
fax 224-659-7478 or email firstname.lastname@example.org