• Registered or Licensed Practical Nurse / Part-Time As Needed

    Posted: 09/04/2022

    Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a part-time Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse to work as needed in our Crisis Residential Unit at our Granite City location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


    This position is eligible for sign-on and retention bonuses!


    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. 


    **Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 


    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Promote Chestnut’s culture of customer service excellence through the adherence to Chestnut’s behavioral standards for customer service.
    • 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 consumer information.
    • Provide other services as required, requested, assigned, or negotiated with supervisor.


    • Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. 
    • Must have an active Registered Nurse (RN) license or be a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Illinois.
    • 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 process. 

    These part-time positions include eligibility for our retirement savings plan, and employee assistance program.


    ***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

    EOE – Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled