CNA / CMA (PRN) - Caseyville, IL

Post Date:  May 31, 2024

Caseyville, IL, US, 62232

Position Type:  Part Time
Requisition Number:  31912
Work Schedule:  PRN

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 received!


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! 

Certified Nursing 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

Job Requirements:

  • Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) 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

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal or corrected vision, necessary to read thermometers, blood pressure gauges, blood sugar results, and so forth; and to see and evaluate presented symptoms and injuries.
  • Ability to stoop and bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, and ability to walk, stand and move about for up to two hours at a time.
  • Communication abilities necessary to gather and exchange information with clients and staff in person or by telephone, and provide care instructions.
  • Ability to respond to telephone, pages and intercoms, and hear speech.
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and
  • data on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds, if necessary, to assist clients who may require assistance.



Certified Medical Assistants are responsible for: 

  • Checks and monitors client vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure and blood sugar levels; and documents readings as appropriate. 

  • Prepares and administers medication as ordered and under the supervision of the doctor; observes medical reactions and reports any changes or concerns to physician and/or nursing staff.

  • Prepares and administers medication and vaccinations as prescribed and under supervision of a physician and documents same in the medication administration record. 

  • Reviews and creates physician orders from physician sourced documents; places orders per instructions, such as vital signs requests, lab orders, or dietary instructions. 

  • Collects client sick call requests and discusses or notifies MD or RN. Performs data entry into system.

  • Responsible for checking and monitoring client vital signs including temperature, pulse, respiration rates, blood pressure and sugar levels; records client’s readings and other information pertinent to the clients medical needs and care.

  • Assists physicians, psychiatrists, dietitians and other providers with exams, preparing exam room; and maintains their daily schedules.

  • Observes client’s physical, mental, and emotional conditions and reports any changes or concerns to nursing staff.

  • Performs searches of clients and client property following any period of absence from the unit in accordance with agency policy.

  • Enters lab orders into the electronic medical record and monitors and reports incoming results to physician or nursing staff. 

  • Collects specimens, blood draws, and perform minor procedures under direct supervision of MD if needed.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned, such as monitoring, storing and reordering supplies, changing biohazard bags, answering telephones, photocopying, scanning and filin documents and forms.



  • Completion of Medical Assistant training program from an accredited institution.
  • Current CPR certification
  • Computer skills, ability to follow protocols and attention to detail

  • Working knowledge of theories, principles, and basic nursing concepts in order to effectively contribute to client’s medical care
  • Ability to read, write, understand and follow written instructions
  • Strong  verbal and written communication skills to include report writing
  • Conflict resolution skills to implement solutions and resolve conflict
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Ability to work irregular  hours, over weekends and holidays
  • Must be a critical thinker to assess situations and develop and executes action plans
  • Must be well-organized to work well under pressure

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.

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