Sep 11, 2020

Registered Nurse

  • Gateway Foundation
  • Carbondale, IL, USA

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.

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 assigned

Job 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) preferred

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 (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 Programs

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