Licensed Practical Nurse; Full-Time; Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: August 2, 2019
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A, as well as
provides employee assistance programs internationally.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time, days (730am-4pm)
Licensed Practical Nurse for our Belleville, IL location, servicing
the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Complete or coordinate the completion of all required data entry
and paperwork, accounting to all funder requirements and in a
timely manner, including but not limited to, progress notes,
opening paperwork, applications for patient assistance programs,
all medical/nursing forms and mental health assessments and
treatment plans when assigned: 100% of medical/nursing information
to be completed and entered AT THE TIME OF THE DELIVERY OF
80% of progress notes to be submitted within forty-eight hours of
the delivery of service.
Review medical records to ensure completeness including all
prescriber and consumer signatures are obtained as required.
Complete services, including but not limited to medication
administration, monitoring and training and case management
services as indicated on treatment plans.
Assess consumers for acute physical issues, providing first aid as
indicated, and review physical health screenings, making referrals
or coordinating prescriber reviews when indicated.
Act as liaison between prescribers, consumers, laboratories, PCP's,
other healthcare providers, pharmacies and staff to ensure
continuity of care.
Respond appropriately and timely, to all consumer and family member
inquiries regarding medication refills, questions and/or
Administer, evaluate, and appropriately document TB skin tests.
Promote and provide medical teaching from a holistic approach per
nurse practice guidelines.
Promote the recovery model of treatment including hope, respect,
empowerment, health/wellness and spirituality/connectedness, using
trauma-informed care, through self-directed recovery, including
using recovery language in all applicable documentation.
Promote positive interactions within Chestnut and the community to
sustain a favorable program reputation.
Function as a team member, attend meetings and consumer staffings,
participate in program development activities and provide support
and back-up to other team members as necessary.
Perform phlebotomy including venipuncture, capillary sampling,
preparation for transport and documentation.
Promote Chestnut's culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut's behavioral standards for customer
Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all
organizational information gained in the course of performing job
responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and
Provide other services as required, requested, assigned or
negotiated with supervisor.
Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
Illinois practical nurse license with less than five (5) years' LPN
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word,
Outlook, e-prescribing and an electronic medical record (EMR).
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match,
generous paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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