Post Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Aurora, IL, US, 60506

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  30880
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 


At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.


Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!


If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 


Nursing Supervisor is responsible for:

Supervises staff engaged in delivering nursing services, such as conducting comprehensive assessments, taking vitals, interviewing prospective clients, and completing client admission forms and medical history.  Responsible for coordinating nursing processes and auditing medical records for accuracy.  Responsible for knowing intake and medical policies and procedures, and assures adherence to the same. Acts as liaison with physicians, psychiatrists and other medical professionals to assure appropriate care.

  • Supervising staff engaged in delivering nursing services
  • Conducting comprehensive assessments, charting vitals, completing admission forms, and documenting medical history
  • Auditing medical records for accuracy of diagnosis and care
  • Ensuring compliance with contractual requirements, established policies and procedures, and applicable regulations
  • Evaluating complex cases and working with clinical treatment team to devise appropriate treatment responses
  • Acting as liaison with physicians, psychiatrists, and other medical professionals to assure appropriate care
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the state of hire required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience as a RN in a social service environment or related field required
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience required
  • Concurrent experience with relevant client population (adult, youth or outpatient) preferred

 Physical Requirements:

  • Normal or corrected vision, and some color vision, necessary to read thermometers, blood pressure gauges, dipstick analysis results, and so forth; and to see and evaluate presented symptoms and injuries (critical).
  • Communication abilities necessary to gather and exchange information with clients and staff in person or by telephone, provide care instructions, and schedule appointments (critical).
  • Proofreading and checking documents for accuracy, and reading reports, on a regular basis (critical).
  • Ability to respond to telephone, pages and intercoms (critical).
  • Manual dexterity necessary to manipulate instruments and syringes, apply bandages or sterile wipes, and accept and pass instruments and specimens; and touch sensitivity necessary to detect pulse, palpate body areas, and perform treatments with minimal client discomfort (critical).
  • Depending on Center assigned, ability to drive vehicle to various locations (essential).
  • Ability to stoop and bend, ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and ability to walk and move about for up to two hours at a time (desirable).

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 


Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Short-Term Disability (STD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs


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.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago