The Children's Place Association is a safe haven for children and families whose lives have been devastated by disease and poverty. Since 1991, the agency has reached out to HIV/AIDS-affected children and families through services such as 24-hour residential nursing care, specialized day care, summer camp, mental health counseling, and foster care/adoption.
Please visit us online at www.childrens-place.org!
We are seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for the day shift at our 24-hour Residential Center. The Residence is a 10-bed short-term pediatric facility that cares for children who may be medically-complex or disabled in a home-like environment. The children are placed in our care to assist their transition home or to foster care.
The Registered Nurse provides, assesses, and monitors the health status and well-being of each resident child as directed by the child's health care provider, and provides leadership to the childcare worker staff. This position also requires a candidate to have a valid Illinois driver's license. The Registered Nurse must be ready, willing, and able to drive children to appointments, including clinic, hospital, therapy, and other appointments necessary regarding the care of the child.
Please note this position will be scheduled to work our day shift (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.), three days per week.
*Must be a licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of 1 year of pediatric experience. Infectious disease experience preferred.
*Current CPR certification required.
*Valid Illinois driver's license and safe driving record required.
*Must be at least 21 years of age.
*Bilingual (English/Spanish) written and oral communication skills preferred.
Interested candidates should submit a resume by e-mail (see link above) or by fax at (312) 733-9984. No phone calls, please.