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A New Beginning Starts Here.

Accepting Patients for the Treatment of Opioid & Narcotic Dependence.

Want to work for us?

Riverwood Group, LLC, is a growing organization and seeks qualified applicants to fill vital positions for the further development of the company. These are leadership and technical positions, which include Program Director, Medical Director, Pharmacist, Nursing and Certified Drug Addiction Counselor. We are interested in collecting a pool of qualified applicants and would like your submissions for future and current job openings. A facility representative will contact you as needs present.

Program Directors are responsible for all aspects of daily facility operations and reporting. In this position you supervise all subordinate staff, oversee pharmacy operations and ensure that compliance is being maintained in all applicable state and federal regulations. This position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree, previous business management experience/aptitude and state licensure/certification in substance abuse counseling. Computer experience is very helpful.

Medical Directorsare responsible for all medical aspects of the program. In this position you perform admission examinations, review patient laboratory reports for referral and follow up, determine appropriateness of patient dosage levels and consult with staff concerning patient treatment concerns. Internal medicine specialists are preferred, but any discipline is qualified with some addiction knowledge. This position requires current state licensure, DEA registration.

Counselors must be certified or on a path to substance abuse certification. In this position you are responsible for screening patients for program eligibility, conducting initial assessment, development of treatment plans, counseling patients, collecting urine specimens and all other activities as it relates to patient care.

Nurses must be currently licensed as an LPN and/or RN. In this position you will perform daily dosing activities, urine and blood specimen collection and documentation, patient progress noting, cash and medication accountability. Above-average computer experience is required.

Pharmacists (Nebraska and Arkansas only) must be qualified to be a Pharmacist-In-Charge. In this position you must accept the responsibility for the administration of take-home medications, assignment of prescription numbers, perform regular inventories that meet DEA record keeping standards and consult with management on all state and federal regulatory compliance matters. The Pharmacist will be on call for emergency situations. Above average computer experience is required.

 

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Springfield, IL

LPN-Part-time

(217) 679-1406

Assists the Medical Director in patient admission activities by conducting health risk screenings, TB tests, and obtaining lab specimens (blood and urine) and patient vitals. Also provided back up assistance to the full time dispensing nurse. Will work on rotating Saturday mornings functioning as a dosing nurse.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team setting that includes substance abuse counselors, nurses and physicians.

This job does not involve lifting over 10 pounds, occasionally, and you can alternate sitting and standing as needed. This is a clinical, office-based position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate patient admission by conducting health screenings for Hep C, STD and HIV. Administer a TB test, and read results. Obtain blood and urine specimens, and patient vitals.
  • Follow all physician orders, including referral for other health care services such as pre-natal care, or other specialized health care referrals, and medication.
  • Using a computerized dispensing system to administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director.
  • Observe and assess patients after their medication is administered.
  • Manage clinic medication inventory in accordance with company policy and DEA Standards.
  • Receive medication shipments and enter it into the computer dispensing system.
  • Maintain accurate patient dosing records and inventory records, including reconciliation of computer and manual daily dispensing data.
  • Able to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients
  • Participate in in-service trainings, staff meetings and utilization reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate must be licensed as a LPN. Experience or understanding of chemical addiction and medication-assisted treatment programming. Phlebotomy skill is preferred.

 

Clearwater, FL

LPN-Nurse - 40 hours per week

(727) 223-3545

Early morning to afternoon week day hours. The Nurse is responsible for administering medication to patients, collecting patient treatment fee payments and maintaining dispensary records. Additionally the nurse assists the Medical Director in patient admission activities by conducting health risk screenings, TB tests, and obtaining lab specimens and patient vitals. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team setting that includes substance abuse counselors, nurses, and physicians.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate patient admission by conducting health screenings for Hep C, STD and HIV. Administer a TB test, and read results. Obtain blood and urine specimens, and patient vitals.
  • Follow all physician orders, including referral for other health care services such as pre-natal care, or other specialized health care referrals, and medication.
  • Using a computerized dispensing system to administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director.
  • Observe and assess patients after their medication is administered.
  • Manage clinic medication inventory in accordance with company policy, Board of Pharmacy and DEA Standards.
  • Receive medication shipments and enter it into the computer dispensing system.
  • Maintain accurate patient dosing records and inventory records, including reconciliation of computer and manual daily dispensing data.
  • Able to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients.
  • Participate in in-service trainings, staff meetings and utilization reviews.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate must be licensed as a LPN with understanding of chemical addiction and medication-assisted treatment programming. Phlebotomy skill is preferred.

 

Lincoln, NE

LPN-Saturday am only

(402) 488-2122

Medication dispensing LPN needed for outpatient substance abuse treatment program. This is for Saturday am only, for a minimum of 4 hours (more as business requires). Training is provided.

Essential job duties:

  • Using a computerized dispensing system to administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director.
  • Observe and assess patients after their medication is administered.
  • Manage clinic medication inventory in accordance with company policy.
  • Maintain accurate patient dosing records and inventory records, including reconciliation of computer and manual daily dispensing data.
  • Able to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients
  • Participate in in-service trainings, staff meetings and utilization reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate must be licensed as a LPN. Experience or understanding of substance abuse.

 

Sioux Falls, SD

Substance Abuse Counselor

(605) 332-3236

Sioux Falls Treatment Center is an opioid abuse treatment facility that is fully accredited by the State of South Dakota and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), certified by SAMHSA and registered with the DEA. We are a private treatment facility that is not supported by grants or insurance proceeds. We are offering an exciting opportunity for you become part of a dynamic staff and to take your substance abuse treatment skills in a new direction.

The Counselor is responsible for assessing a patient's social history, substance abuse history and recovery needs, and preparing an individual treatment plan to guide and direct a person's recovery from abuse. You will have regular meetings with your patient, and treatment typically involves long term services. You will work with a multidisciplinary treatment team that includes other substance abuse counselors, nurses and physicians.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Screen individuals for admission eligibility criteria.
  • Compete a bio-psychosocial interview and identify potential treatment service needs.
  • Develop and implement a treatment plan that will guide a patient through their recovery.
  • Provide counseling sessions as required.
  • Maintain patient records that are complete, comprehensive and well organized, and reflect the treatment plan goals and methods.
  • Coordinate appropriate referrals through case-management services.
  • Attend weekly treatment team meetings.
  • Work with other staff to ensure compliance with accreditation standards for health and safety for staff and patients.
  • Provide in-service trainings to counselors and other treatment staff as needed.

Regulatory

  • Responsible for complying with all federal and state regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for complying with all accrediting standards.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants must have college level training in substance abuse counseling or related human services, and be eligible for or hold current state credentials for substance abuse counseling (Associate, Bachelor or Master degree).
  • Ability to work independently, and respond professionally in stressful situations.
  • Strong patient services skills, and ability to relate well with a diverse patient population.
  • Must be eligible for certification by the State of South Dakota.

Please reply to this posting and include your resume for consideration.

 

Bloomington Normal Treatment Center

(309) 808-2388

The Part Time dispensing nurse is responsible for assisting the Medical Director in patient admission activities by conducting health risk screenings, TB tests, and obtaining lab specimens (blood and urine) and patient vitals. You also support the full time nurses in medicating administrating activities and serve as a back up as needed.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team setting that includes substance abuse counselors, nurses and physicians.

This job does not involve lifting over 10 pounds, occasionally, and you can alternate sitting and standing as needed. This is a clinical, office-based position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate patient admission by conducting health screenings for Hep C, STD and HIV. Administer a TB test, and read results. Obtain blood and urine specimens, and patient vitals.
  • Follow all physician orders, including referral for other health care services such as pre-natal care, or other specialized health care referrals, and medication.
  • Using a computerized dispensing system to administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director.
  • Observe and assess patients after their medication is administered.
  • Manage clinic medication inventory in accordance with company policy.
  • Maintain accurate patient dosing records and inventory records, including reconciliation of computer and manual daily dispensing data.
  • Able to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients
  • Participate in in-service trainings, staff meetings and utilization reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate must be licensed as a LPN. Experience or understanding of chemical addiction and medication-assisted treatment programming. Phlebotomy skill is preferred. 

 

Topeka Treatment Center

(758) 266-4100

We have an opportunity for a part-time LPN

Responsible for assisting the Medical Director in patient admission activities by obtaining basic demographic information, conducting health risk screenings, TB tests, and obtaining lab specimens (blood and urine) and patient vitals. You may also support the full time nurses in medicating administrating activities and serve as a back up as needed.

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, mornings - 6 to 10 am

This job does not involve lifting over 10 pounds, occasionally, and you can alternate sitting and standing as needed. This is a clinical, office-based position and weekend hours are included as needed.

 

Springdale Treatment Center

(479) 306-4480

The Part Time dispensing nurse is responsible for assisting the Medical Director in patient admission activities by conducting health risk screenings, TB tests, and obtaining lab specimens (blood and urine) and patient vitals. You also support the full time nurses in medicating administrating activities and serve as a back up as needed.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team setting that includes substance abuse counselors, nurses and physicians.

This job does not involve lifting over 10 pounds, occasionally, and you can alternate sitting and standing as needed. This is a clinical, office-based position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate patient admission by conducting health screenings for Hep C, STD and HIV. Administer a TB test, and read results. Obtain blood and urine specimens, and patient vitals.
  • Follow all physician orders, including referral for other health care services such as pre-natal care, or other specialized health care referrals, and medication.
  • Using a computerized dispensing system to administer medication as ordered by the Medical Director.
  • Observe and assess patients after their medication is administered.
  • Manage clinic medication inventory in accordance with company policy.
  • Maintain accurate patient dosing records and inventory records, including reconciliation of computer and manual daily dispensing data.
  • Able to develop and maintain professional relationships with patients
  • Participate in in-service trainings, staff meetings and utilization reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate must be licensed as a LPN. Experience or understanding of chemical addiction and medication-assisted treatment programming. Phlebotomy skill is preferred.

 

Northwest Indiana Treatment Center, Inc. 

(219) 769-7710

Physician for an out-patient substance abuse treatment facility. Works under the supervision of the Medical Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The physician's scope of practice is restricted to patient admission, methadone management and monitoring activities. Any other medical care must be referred out to other health care professionals.
  • Ensure that all required physical examinations, laboratory tests and other diagnostic screenings and evaluations are duly recorded in the patient records. This includes annual medical updates.
  • Conduct physical examinations and establish medical necessity for patient admission.
  • Review all lab results to determine if patient is within normal limits. If results are abnormal, directs staff in making referrals to appropriate levels of care.
  • Review all initial treatment plans to ensure conformity to medical orders, referrals and standards of care.
  • Conduct annual medical updates to establish medical necessity for continued treatment.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants may fax your resume to Jim Weiss at (402) 592-5901, or e-mail your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Telephone inquiries - call toll-free at 1-877-592-5901

We will contact you if we have openings for which you may be qualified.