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Registered Nurse

Company: Gateway Foundation
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values?At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine-including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses-deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway's proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around - GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!Registered Nurses are responsible for:

  • Managing and executing all nursing duties from clients' admission to program completion
  • Consulting with clinical team members to develop and implement individualized substance abuse treatment plans
  • Pursuing continual improvement of nursing function, underscoring ethics and consistent with regulatory standards
  • Administering medications and assists physicians in conducting examinations and treatments as warranted
  • Maintaining required client records related to assessments, diagnoses, and treatments
  • Conducting educational classes and seminars for clients and staff concerning: health, medical issues, infection control and related topics
  • Other duties as assignedJob Requirements:
    • Current License as a Registered Nurse in the state of hire required
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred
    • At least 2 years of work experience in a social service environment or related field required
    • Concurrent experience with relevant client population (adult, youth or outpatient) preferredPhysical Requirements:
      • Normal or corrected vision and some color vision, necessary to read thermometers, blood pressure gauges, dipstick analysis results, and so forth; and to see and evaluate presented symptoms and injuries (critical).
      • Communication abilities necessary to gather and exchange information with clients and staff in person or by telephone provide care instructions, and schedule appointments (critical).
      • Proofreading and checking documents for accuracy, and reading reports, on a regular basis (critical).
      • Ability to respond to telephone, pages and intercoms (critical).
      • Manual dexterity necessary to manipulate instruments and syringes, apply bandages or sterile wipes, and accept and pass instruments and specimens; and touch sensitivity necessary to detect pulse, palpate body areas, and perform treatments with minimal client discomfort (critical).
      • Depending on Center assigned, ability to drive vehicle to various locations (essential).
      • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data on a regular basis (essential).
      • Ability to stoop and bend, ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and ability to walk and move about for up to two hours at a time (desirable).Competitive Compensation and Benefits:Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:
        • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
        • Dental & Vision Insurance
        • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
        • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
        • Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Commuter Accounts
        • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match
        • Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Training & Development ProgramsGateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.Nearest Major Market: Springfield

Keywords: Gateway Foundation, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Springfield, Illinois

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