Dec 4th, 2022
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois
What We Do
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois improves the well-being of people across the state by protecting children, strengthening families and building futures for those who have experienced trauma. We do this as a leading provider of a variety of child welfare services. LCFS is a welcoming organization serving children, individuals, families and communities of all faiths, races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender expressions and gender-identifications.
Who We Are
  • Champions in supporting children, youth and families throughout Illinois so they are able to reach their full potential.
  • Dynamic and innovative leadership who believe in collaboration with their team of professionals and are revolutionizing the impact on services to families.
  • A community which embraces and is committed to being WIDE (welcoming, inclusive, diverse and equitable).
  • Impacting the child welfare community by addressing institutional racism and implicit bias to increase positive outcomes for children and families of color.
  • Creating a culture focused on supporting families and ensuring all children find safe, loving permanent homes, particularly by reuniting them with their families.
Join the team of professionals providing excellent care to children and families!
The Registered Nurse is responsible for our clients’ medical/health needs including:
  • Performing monthly in-home visits with each of our Medical Specialized children in your region
  • Assisting with Physicals and psychiatric assessments
  • Providing assistance and direction to foster and birth parents regarding medications and various medical conditions
  • Helping staff to identify possible side effects of medication
  • Submits monthly nursing notes, reports, etc
  • Participates in all child and Family Team meetings as needed
  • Maintains good communication with Caseworkers and Supervisors
Educational/Experience Requirements
  • R.N. Degree
  • BSN or Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Must maintain licensure
PHYSICAL AND SPECIAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, or controls; reach with hands and arms. Objects include a computer and keyboard, calculator, typical business machines such as a fax machine and copier. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee may work in and/or visit Agency offices throughout Illinois and must be able to transport him/herself to these sites. The employee is required to have a valid driver’s license and must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle.
LCFS is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois directly to request this, as we're not responsible for the employer's application process.

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