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RN/LPN SUD Nurse- The Freedom Center Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

RN/LPN SUD Nurse- The Freedom Center

The Freedom Center - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 6/9/2024 - Expires: 9/5/2024

Job ID: 274608928


Job Description

Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County is seeking an LPN or RN to join our team full-time as a SUD (substance use disorder) Community Nurse.  This is an office and community-based position that requires light travel to community sites in Licking County.  This position provides a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous PTO package, Health/Dental/Vision insurance, and a 403(b)-retirement plan with employer contribution.  Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County is a Federal Loan Forgiveness Participant. 


The Freedom Center, a non-profit community behavioral health center, has been providing quality behavioral healthcare to adults and adolescents for more than 45 years and seeks to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals living with mental health issues and substance use disorders.  We offer our staff an environment where ideas and contributions are recognized and valued. Our team members are provided a range of growth opportunities, comprehensive benefits, career resources, celebratory acknowledgments, and the chance to give back to the population we serve.



  • Provide health education, overdose and naloxone administration training, infectious disease screening, and medical treatment referral in community-based settings for individuals with OUD/SUD. 
  • Collaborate with internal and external team members and providers to deliver care to clients. 
  • Distribute naloxone kit, safe sex supplies, and fentanyl test strips to clients with OUD/SUD.
  • Provide rapid HIV, Hepatitis C, and pregnancy testing to clients with OUD/SUD. 
  • Provide medical care for injection site wound evaluation and refer them for medical treatment and vaccines.


To be qualified for this position, you will need a minimum of two years’ experience as a Registered Nurse OR four years’ experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  Must be licensed to practice in the State of Ohio.  Experience with behavioral health, community health, prevention, substance use, or mental health highly desirable.


The Freedom Center is an equal opportunity employer. The agency does not discriminate in its employment decisions against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income, political beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


For questions about the RN/LPN – Substance Use position or Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center, please contact

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Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Vocational/Technical degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Ohio
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