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LPN Detox Nurse, $3,000 BONUS

  • The GEO Group
  • 01/24/23
  • Chicago, IL
  • 60603
  • DOE / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Detox Nurse, LPN come work with us at Southwood Interventions and you could receive a $3,000.00 sign on bonus.

-Afternoon/Overnight shifts-

Southwood Interventions is hiring FULL TIME Detox Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in our Detox Program. As one of only two detox programs in Chicago that operate outside of a hospital, we offer patients 24-hour medical care for symptoms associated with alcohol and opiate withdrawal.

At Southwood, our job is helping the lives of others. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.

As a Detox Nurse, you will assist clients in
the detox phase of their treatment and must have excellent judgement. In addition to assessing patient health problems and needs throughout treatment, you will be responsible for developing and implementing nursing care plans, maintenance of medical records and providing top notch customer service.


5701 South Wood St

Chicago Il, 60636

Tel: 773-737-4600


The position promotes good health, treats minor medical problems, responds to medical emergencies, provides first aid, administers medications, and ensures that the medical needs of clients are addressed. The position assists in the assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of the appropriate medical staff member.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of and in collaboration with an appropriate medical staff member (i.e. physician or registered nurse), assists with the medical treatment of clients by
ensuring the components of the nursing process are effectively applied. Designated as the Responsible Health Authority.
Designates appropriate client referrals to the contracted physician(s) and other medical agencies or practitioners.
Administers physician prescribed medications and vaccines.
Controls and maintains adequate inventory of medications and medical supplies.
Responds to all medical emergencies, provides first aid and periodically works "on-call" shifts to provide emergency assistance as needed.
Maintains all medical documentation, medical history, and file on each client and abides by HIPAA compliance rules and regulations.
Actively participates in nursing related performance improvement activities.
Participates in health training of clients to include hygiene, nutrition, and diet.
Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.
Coordinates with community service agencies, as required, to ensure routine and emergency medical c
are for clients and staff members.
Promotes good health habits, hygiene, and nutrition with all clients.
Evaluates continuously the quality of medical care for the clients.
Ensures medical services department complies with all licensing and regulatory statues.
Communicates all pertinent client related medical information to program/facility staff members per HIPPA related rules and regulations.
Maintains compliance with company exposure plan to include OSHA and bloodborne pathogens.
Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

Minimum Requirements:

The following education requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

Licensed practical nurse license to practice in the appropriate State by the board in which the program/facility resides.
One year related experience in the juvenile field.
ner certification eligible or current certification in CPR/First Aid.

Other Qualifications:

At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
Valid driver's license from employees state of residence.
Valid registered vehicle insurance.

Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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