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Post Date:  Jun 7, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62703

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  11808
Work Schedule:  Day Shift

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! 


Nurse Practitioners are responsible for:

  • Serves as a key team member to deliver all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations.
  • Formulates initial client detoxification plan with diagnostic strategies and therapeutic interventions to stabilize client’s medical condition. 
  • Provides guidance and counseling on health improvement, risk reduction, and disease prevention to nursing staff and clients. 
  • Acts as senior medical professional on site, and works in conjunction with consulting physician for continued client care.  
  • Evaluates client response to medication and treatment; initiates appropriate changes to client care plan.
  • Monitors clients, evaluations of medical problems and potential barriers to detoxification and recovery.
  • Documents and charts client examination and assessment data, medical needs, treatment plan, diagnostic and medical interventions, and referrals; maintains client records to ensure local state and federal compliance.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing
  • Current license as an Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Five (5) year experience in a health care setting, preferably including experience in the adult psychiatric field

Physical Requirements:

  •  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).

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: Springfield