Staff Nurse

La Rabida Children's Hospital Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 days ago

Who we are:

La Rabida Children's Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. As an acute care specialty hospital, we focus on treating those with complex medical conditions, chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma. La Rabida is a place unlike any other. We understand the needs of families with children battling the most serious or complicated of conditions. With teams of the best healthcare providers in Chicago, we give continuous, comprehensive care, education and support, helping families face their unique obstacles head on.

The Integrated Assessment program at La Rabida Children's Hospital is contracted through DCFS and works remotely outside the hospital. Our mission is to amplify the voices of children and parents through clinically sound interviews and assessments to disrupt the cycle of trauma and advance the well being of the child welfare system. The Integrated Assessment program's pillars include social justice, reflective practice, democracy, and emotional intelligence.

Job Summary:

Fully remote position during Covid-19 restrictions/Hybrid position after Covid-19 restrictions

  • Complete in-depth highly clinical assessments of parents, children and foster parents involved with the child welfare system

  • Provide assessment in the areas of parenting, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, early childhood development and trauma

  • Formulate a detailed, written assessment, including client interviews as well as historical records, that is provided to the court and serves as the basis of the family's ongoing service plan for reunification.


  • Working within a trauma-informed team to address the needs of at-risk clients

  • Writing- based job that allows for a busy but flexible schedule

  • Weekly reflective supervision that encourages personal and professional growth

  • Robust ongoing training and continuing education budget

  • Qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

  • Salary- $61,550

Job Requirements:

What we need from you:

  • LCSW or LCPC in IL required-will consider LCSW within six months of hire or LCPC eligible at hire

  • Minimum two years of post-graduate experience with the population of children and families served by the program.

  • Child welfare experience preferred.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with all personnel involved in the program-children, parents, foster parents, relatives, DCFS staff, community agency staff, peers, government agencies required

  • Reliable vehicle with automobile insurance required. Mileage reimbursement provided

Conditions of Employment Required to demonstrate full vaccination status for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine; OR Qualify for a reasonable accommodation for an exemption from vaccine requirements based on a medical disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief. Additional information and instructions regarding how to request a reasonable accommodation will be provided on request at the time of selection.

What you will receive:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

  • Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance

  • Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our customized 403b plan with generous matching

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!

  • Tuition Reimbursement - looking to continue your education toward a Bachelor's or Master's Degree.

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