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RN (Registered Nurse) - Day Shift - Carbondale, IL

Post Date:  Mar 29, 2023

Carbondale, IL, US, 62901

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  29827
Work Schedule:  Day Shift - 5 days/week

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! 


Registered Nurses (RN) are responsible for:

  • Managing and executing all nursing duties from clients’ admission to program completion
  • Consulting with clinical team members to develop and implement individualized substance abuse treatment plans
  • Pursuing continual improvement of nursing function, underscoring ethics and consistent with regulatory standards
  • Administering medications and assists physicians in conducting examinations and treatments as warranted
  • Maintaining required client records related to assessments, diagnoses, and treatments
  • Conducting educational classes and seminars for clients and staff concerning: health, medical issues, infection control and related topics
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Current License as a Registered Nurse in the state of hire required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
  • At least 2 years of work experience in a social service environment or related field required
  • Concurrent experience with relevant client population (adult, youth or outpatient) preferred

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
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • 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: Carbondale