Monday , February 6 2023

CHILD WELFARE NURSE SPECIALIST – State of Illinois Careers

Website State of Illinois

Job Description:

Provides consultation and analysis on health-related concerns in investigation reports, complex health care records, and other related materials.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison for the client/family with community hospitals, child abuse and neglect teams, fatality teams, and community physical and mental health programs
    Testifies in court regarding the explanation of health care records, specific conditions, specific treatment plans, etc.
    In the presence of the assigned caseworker, consults with biological parents, foster parents, relative caregivers, or residential providers regarding health-related concerns for children with special health care needs
    Works directly or indirectly with staff, caregivers, and providers to provide information that will facilitate the resolution of health-related problems interfering with essential health care
    Drives to various locations in the performance of duties
    Upholds the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and the Nursing Standards of Practice in the performance of duties
    Provides interpretation of health care records, findings, and application of the treatment plan
    Evaluates the implementation of health-related treatment plans
    Provides input into the treatment plan with the child caregiver and worker via staffings and Clinical Intervention Placement Preservation Teams

Job Requirements:

  • Requires current CPR (BLS) certification-copy of certificate required
  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois-copy of certificate required
  • Requires ability to pass a background check
  • Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Requires one of the following: (a) graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing and three years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience;
  • Master’s degree in nursing

Job Details:

Company: State of Illinois

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Champaign, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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