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Requisition Number 19-1362
Program Aurora
State IL
Description As Illinois’ largest provider of substance abuse treatment, joining the team at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers valuable experience with a variety of treatment methods as well as an opportunity to collaborate with skilled experts about a diverse clientele. Gateway welcomes the challenge of constant improvement and is proud to uphold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval. In addition to a competitive salary, Gateway offers employees health benefits, dental insurance, career advancement, and training and development.

Nursing/Medical Assistants are responsible for:

• Assisting the nursing staff in providing care to clients in a residential treatment environment
• Under the supervision of a registered nurse, taking client vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels; and documenting readings as appropriate
• Monitoring clients’ self-administration of medication and observing medical reactions and reporting any changes or concerns to nursing staff
• Conducting periodic dorm checks, client, and property searches to ensure the safety and well-being of clients
• Performing a variety of other tasks such as storing supplies, changing biohazard bags, answering telephones, photocopying, scanning and filing documents and forms
Requirements • Current certification as a Certified Nursing or Medical Assistant required

• Minimum 6 months related work experience as a nursing or medical assistant required

• Current CPR required

• Experience with adults/adolescents in a residential treatment center a plus

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females and individuals with a disability and protected veterans.
  • Gateway 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.
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