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.
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!
Licensed Practical Nurses are responsible for:Monitors clients self-administering medications and reactions to medication. Works with Registered Nurse to provide direct nursing care according to physician orders, nursing care plan or established protocols. Conducts initial health screenings and assessments of clients’ medical needs. Assists physicians with client examinations or treatments. Charts vital signs, treatments performed and medications administered and maintains records
Job Requirements:High school diploma and current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Vocational Practice Nurse (VPN) as required by state. Knowledge of nursing treatment, planning and assessment as acquired through completion of twelve to eighteen months post-high school training at an approved, accredited school of practical or vocational nursing; as well as successful completion of pharmacology coursework necessary to administer medications Ability to work under minimal supervision in administering medications, conducting assessments, and performing treatments; and knowledge of health problems related to substance abuse and recovery; at a level normally acquired through one to two years related experience. Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with clients, families, staff and physicians; and to demonstrate empathy and sensitivity necessary to elicit clients’ cooperation and minimize apprehensions. Analytical abilities necessary to gather and interpret assessment data, provide treatment in accordance with established protocols, complete necessary documentation, and determine need for appropriate referrals.
Physical 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 (desirable). 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 Programs