Career Opportunities

ICPN teams are comprised of professionals with varying skill sets, educational backgrounds, and professional experiences. This diversity enables the teams to develop and implement personalized recommendations and treatment plans to address each person’s needs. We have six offices located throughout the state of Illinois.

If you are interested in learning more about joining our team, please view our current career opportunities at the link listed below.

CRITICAL NEED POSITION - Clinical Supervisor- Chicago

ICPN needs to immediately hire a Clinical Supervisor for Chicago

ICPN Clinical Supervisor- Chicago, IL

The ICPN Clinical Supervisor is responsible for providing ongoing clinical and administrative supervision for ICPN team members under the direction of the ICPN Director.  As Clinical Supervisor, will provide crisis services for individuals at risk of being displaced from their current placement, ensures family and/or support staff is appropriately trained and have the tools needed to effectively implement the behavioral support plan for the individual.  Collects and analyzes data garnered from observations and from both formal and informal assessments.  The position will serve as a member of the Illinois Crisis Prevention Network team responsible for behavioral assessments, functional analyses, behavior program design and development (based upon ABA principles), data tracking and analyses, and ongoing monitoring of efficacy of the program plan.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assessment of challenging behavior and needs of referrals. 
  2. Provides supervision to ICPN team members, ensuring comprehensive and effective services are rendered to the person in crisis, his/her family and other agency providers.  As warranted, ensures behavior plans and other interventions are meeting the individuals needs taking necessary action to address problems/concerns.  Consults with the ICPN Director and/or seeks assistance for problematic, chronic and intractable situations and conditions.
  3. Design of Data Collection Systems:   Design and implement data collection forms and procedures, to best quantify behavior data across various environments and settings. 
  4. Data Analysis:  Plot and systematically analyze program and baseline data in terms of levels, trends, variability, and functional relationships. 
  5. Design of Personal Support Plans (PSP): The Personal Support Plan may or may not include a formalized Behavior Support Plan.  Design these plans based upon functional and data analysis.   PSPs may be formal or informal, which may take the form of general behavior support strategies or a detailed set of procedures outlining a positive intervention.  
  1. Positive Interventions for Teaching Adaptive Behaviors:  Components include task analysis, identification of reinforcers, appropriate task prompts, schedule(s) of reinforcement, procedures for generalization of learned skills, and design of an appropriate data collection system. 
  2. Design of Response Reduction Interventions:  Components include identification of intervention procedures that are the least intrusive techniques that will reduce the display of the targeted behavior.   Must be based upon adequate functional analysis, an appropriate data collection system, concurrent implementation of positive interventions to develop replacement behaviors, and demonstration of necessary skills by staff who did receive training. 

     6. Training: 

  1. Implementation of Interventions and/or to collect Data:  Training includes specific and detailed information and demonstration on how to conduct planned interventions and how to collect appropriate data, with appropriate return demonstration by staff.  
  2. Orientation Training:  Orientation training concerning basic principles of behavior analysis, overview of developmental disabilities and mental illness, dual diagnosis, etc. 
  3. Community-based Training: Training may include crisis management techniques, advanced behavioral principles, management strategies.  

    7. Work closely with community agencies, schools, and Clinical Administrative Review Teams to ensure training in and implementation of necessary support strategies in the attempt to generalize these strategies from one setting to another.

    8. Attend and participate in multidisciplinary team meetings.

    9. Program planning and development: provide ongoing input into long-range plans for the Illinois Crisis Network Prevention.

    10. May assist in organizing and completing follow up surveys, and providing summary reports on the clinical outcomes established for the ICPN.

    11. Participate actively in problem-solving; provide solution-oriented and proactive recommendations; maintain effective and respectful interactions; communicate clearly and effectively; practice in accord with APA and BACB ethical standards.

    12. Maintain compliance with all applicable DHS regulations and licensure requirements.  

    13. Assumes responsibility as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of individuals as outlined in the agency’s policies and procedures.

    14. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Master’s degree (Doctoral degree preferred) in applied behavior analysis or master’s degree in related discipline (e.g., clinical psychology).  
  2. Experience and or specialized knowledge in one or more of the following: Developmental Disabilities; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Intellectual Disability (MR).   Knowledge of psychopharmacology and/or Mental Health issues also helpful.
  3. Eligible for credentialing as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst through the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (certification within one year), or licensure eligible through the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as an LCPC or LCSW (licensed within one year).  
  4. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively (both written and orally) in a professional manner, with all levels of employees (professionals, teachers, paraprofessionals, direct care, etc.) Ability to interact effectively on a multidisciplinary team.
  5. Five plus years working with individuals who have developmental disabilities, intellectual disability (MR) and autism and dual diagnosis (ID + Axis I) is preferred.
  6. Five plus years experience in functional analyses, behavior program development/monitoring, and competency-based staff training procedures in program implementation. 
  7. At least 2 plus years providing supervision for others in a therapeutic setting.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Assumes responsibility as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of individuals as outlined in the agency’s policies and procedures.
  2. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. The work is performed primarily in an indoor office environment or in the community at various agencies and/or family homes. 

2. The work may include significant usage of a motor vehicle.  

3. The work may also require a moderate to high amount of noise (residential/day training settings). In addition, the work may require flexible hours outside of normal business hours. 

 

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Health and Dependent)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Employee & Dependent Tuition Reimbursement

Hope is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Who We Are

Hope is a clinical, educational, and therapeutic provider for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network (ICPN) is the result of a collaborative relationship between Hope and Trinity Services, Inc. ICPN is designed to meet the behavioral and medical needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing significant behavioral and medical challenges. The ICPN consists of six statewide Support Service Teams who provide community-based support and consultation services to the person experiencing these challenges, as well as their family and or service providers.

Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Rockford, IL

Behavior Analyst Job Summary

ICPN is currently seeking a Behavior Analyst or someone working towards BCBA certification in our Rockford, IL office.

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst develops programming for and supervises evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in accordance with ethical guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. This position requires some travel within the state of Illinois.

Behavior Analyst Essential Duties:

  • Conduct functional assessments, then write and implement appropriate behavior support plans.
  • Collect, graph, and analyze behavioral data.
  • Train staff and family members on behavior plans.
  • Monitor behavior plans in the home, community, and day programs.
  • Participate and collaborate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Facilitate open communication between family members, guardians, and direct care staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BCBA or working towards BCBA certification.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license with good driving record.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long-term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Behavior Technician, Rockford, IL

Description

Serving as a member of the Illinois Crisis Prevention – Support Service Team, this position provides support to people requiring intense behavioral support in their homes. The schedule for this position is variable and may include days and evenings Monday thru Friday. The position will involve some travel. Great team environment and training provided. 

Behavior Technician Job Duties:

  • Work in collaboration with the clinical team on case navigation based on the person’s supported needs.
  • Run Positive Support Behavior Plans with the goal to decrease maladaptive behaviors and increase skill acquisition.
  • Assess the environment and provide feedback to the team on possible barriers.
  • Build a rapport, provide on-the-spot training, and collect data.
  • Provide support in numerous community programs in assigned catchment areas.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Flexible thinking and adaptability to meet unique and diverse needs.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a personal support worker, direct support professional, paraprofessional, or registered behavior technician (RBT).
  • Experience serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

APPLY HERE

 

Case Manager - Rockford, IL

Case Manager – Rockford, IL

ICPN is seeking an entry-level case manager for our Rockford, IL location.

The case manager will work on a diverse, multidisciplinary team to provide evidence-based practices to help children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities live their best lives. This diversity enables the teams to develop and implement personalized recommendations and treatment plans to address each person’s needs. ICPN teams work to support this population by creating individualized treatment plans that emphasize behavioral supports, individual therapy, psychoeducation, pharmacy/medical consultation, and resource development. This entry-level position will work with more experienced teammates. 

Clinical Case Manager Essential Functions

At the Illinois Crisis Prevention Network, the case manager:

  • Complete intake assessments, weekly case notes, and other documentation as required.
  • Schedule and attend daily observations in family homes and community providers.
  • Engage in a full spectrum of treatment planning alongside a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or more senior clinician.
  • Participate in ongoing training and staff meetings.
  • Collect data concerning treatments, contract requirements, and satisfaction survey information and provide summary reports

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university program including psychology, social work, counseling, or related human service field.
  • Ability to complete onsite observation requiring a flexible schedule.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialized knowledge and experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Experience in the mental health sector.
  • Experience or desire to learn how to complete assessments, data collection, and treatment planning.

 

Benefits Available to Full Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Clinician - Rockford, IL

The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network is seeking a Clinician for our location in Rockford, IL.

Clinician Position Summary 

The Clinician is responsible for individual and group support therapies, adaptive skills training programs, assessment, functional analysis, program design, data tracking and analysis, and ongoing monitoring of programs for individuals referred to ICPN.

 

Clinician Essential Duties:

  • Provide mental health and clinical reviews for individuals with dual diagnoses in need of mental health services.
  • Design programs for individuals centered on learning adaptive skills to utilize in community settings, including arranging skill training modules for use in the home with the mind of transferring teaching modules to existing family members or provider agency staff.
  • Complete functional analysis for individuals whenever a specific intervention program is appropriate and diagnostic database is necessary.
  • Design required data collection systems and provide analysis for necessary data.
  • Design and implement Personal Support Plans outlining a positive intervention.
  • Provide staff training and individual support as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university program in psychology, social work, or related human service field.
  • Possess and maintain full licensure (LCPC, LCSW).
  • Specialized knowledge and experience in one or more of the following: Applied Behavior Analysis, Developmental Disabilities, or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Expertise in the application of adaptive skills training, including but not limited to social skills, communication, anger management, and validation.
  • Expertise in clinical therapy, with a main focus on cognitive behavioral therapy and/or dialectical behavior therapy.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to interact effectively on a multidisciplinary team with community providers.

 

Benefits Package Includes:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Registered Nurse - Rockford, IL

Registered Nurse 

Illinois Crisis Prevention Network

 

Hope is a clinical, educational, and therapeutic provider for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network (ICPN) is the result of a collaborative relationship between Hope and Trinity Services, Inc. ICPN is designed to meet the behavioral and medical needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing significant behavioral and medical challenges. The ICPN consists of six statewide Support Service Teams who provide community-based support and consultation services to the person experiencing these challenges, as well as their family and or service providers.

ICPN is currently seeking a Registered Nurse that will service all of our ICPN locations. This position can be based in any of the following: Rockford, Hillside, or Springfield, IL.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews medical records and histories such as physician’s orders, laboratory results, past hospitalizations and/or emergency placements, medications, patient responses, behavior, and other relevant documentation/records.

  • May complete health care histories to determine those medical factors that may be influencing the individual’s behavior.
  • Based upon a review of medical history and related documentation, may make referrals for additional testing.  May facilitate setting up medical appointments with a variety of medical practitioners.
  • Provides health care related guidance and instructions to the individual and his/her family regarding care and treatment and, as appropriate, the use of equipment.
  • As determined by the ICPN team, may make follow up visits to individuals to monitor their response to intervention plans that may include medical interventions.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, program staff meetings and Clinical Administrative Review Team Meetings (as requested) in support of the individual in crisis and their clinical/medical needs.
  • Provides the individual and his/her family education and/or materials regarding identified health care issues/concerns.
  • Communicates effectively with all ICPN team members, collaborative agencies, and community providers for the benefit and treatment of the client.
  • Provides reports and other documentation in the prescribed time frames, and ensures accuracy and completeness of such reports.
  • Maintains professional relationships, familiarity with current nursing policies and procedures, identifies and reports all potential safety hazards and attends mandatory in-services and trainings.
  • Assumes responsibilities as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of clients as outlined in the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  • Successful background clearance, physical and drug/alcohol screening.
  • Requires knowledge of professional nursing principles, concepts and practices.
  • Requires knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medications and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions.
  • Requires ability to evaluate the physical condition and behavior for both youth and adult clientele and prepare accurate and detailed records of such an evaluation.
  • Requires ability to instruct non-nursing personnel in the proper practices and procedures of healthcare.

 

Benefits Available to Full Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).
  • On-site health clinic for covered employees.

 

APPLY HERE

Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Hillside, IL

Behavior Analyst (BCBA) – ICPN 

ICPN is currently seeking a Behavior Analyst or someone working towards BCBA certification in our Hillside, IL office. The Board Certified Behavior Analyst develops programming for and supervises evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in accordance with the ethical guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. This position requires some travel within the state of Illinois.

 

Behavior Analyst Essential Duties:

  • Conduct functional assessments, then write and implement appropriate behavior support plans.
  • Collect, graph, and analyze behavioral data.
  • Train staff and family members on behavior plans.
  • Monitor behavior plans in the home, community, and day programs.
  • Participate and collaborate in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Facilitate open communication between family members, guardians, and direct care staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BCBA or working towards BCBA certification.
  • Valid Illinois driver’s license with good driving record.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 

Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long-term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Behavior Technician - Hillside, IL

Behavior Technician/RBT

Serving as a member of the Illinois Crisis Prevention – Support Service Team, this position provides support to people requiring intense behavioral support in their homes. The schedule for this position is variable and may include days and evenings Monday thru Friday. The position will involve some travel. Great team environment and training provided. 

 

Behavior Technician Essential Duties:

  • Work in collaboration with the clinical team on case navigation based on the person’s supported needs.
  • Run Positive Support Behavior Plans with the goal to decrease maladaptive behaviors and increase skill acquisition.
  • Assess the environment and provide feedback to the team on possible barriers.
  • Build a rapport, provide on-the-spot training, and collect data.
  • Provide support in numerous community programs in assigned catchment areas.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Flexible thinking and adaptability to meet unique and diverse needs.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a personal support worker, direct support professional, paraprofessional, or registered behavior technician (RBT).
  • Experience serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long-term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Case Manager - Hillside, IL

Case Manager – ICPN 

ICPN is seeking an entry-level case manager for our Hillside, IL location. The case manager will work on a diverse, multidisciplinary team to provide evidence-based practices to help children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities live their best lives. This diversity enables the teams to develop and implement personalized recommendations and treatment plans to address each person’s needs. ICPN teams work to support this population by creating individualized treatment plans that emphasize behavioral supports, individual therapy, psychoeducation, pharmacy/medical consultation, and resource development. This entry-level position will work with more experienced teammates. 

 

Case Manager Essential Duties:

  • Complete intake assessments, weekly case notes, and other documentation as required.
  • Schedule and attend daily observations in family homes and community providers.
  • Engage in a full spectrum of treatment planning alongside a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or more senior clinician.
  • Participate in ongoing training and staff meetings.
  • Collect data concerning treatments, contract requirements, and satisfaction survey information and provide summary reports.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university program including psychology, social work, counseling, or related human service field. 
  • Ability to complete onsite observation requiring a flexible schedule.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialized knowledge and experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
  • Experience in the mental health sector.
  • Experience or desire to learn how to complete assessments, data collection, and treatment planning.

 

Benefits Available to Full-Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long-term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Clinician -Hillside, IL

Clinician – ICPN

The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network is seeking a Clinician for our location in Hillside, IL. The Clinician is responsible for individual and group support therapies, adaptive skills training programs, assessment, functional analysis, program design, data tracking and analysis, and ongoing monitoring of programs for individuals referred to ICPN.

 

Clinician Essential Duties:

  • Provide mental health and clinical reviews for individuals with dual diagnoses in need of mental health services.
  • Design programs for individuals centered on learning adaptive skills to utilize in community settings, including arranging skill training modules for use in the home with the mind of transferring teaching modules to existing family members or provider agency staff.
  • Complete functional analysis for individuals whenever a specific intervention program is appropriate and diagnostic database is necessary.
  • Design required data collection systems and provide analysis for necessary data.
  • Design and implement Personal Support Plans outlining a positive intervention.
  • Provide staff training and individual support as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university program in psychology, social work, or related human service field.
  • Possess and maintain full licensure (LCPC, LCSW).
  • Specialized knowledge and experience in one or more of the following: Applied Behavior Analysis, Developmental Disabilities, or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Expertise in the application of adaptive skills training, including but not limited to social skills, communication, anger management, and validation.
  • Expertise in clinical therapy, with a main focus on cognitive behavioral therapy and/or dialectical behavior therapy.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional manner with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to interact effectively on a multidisciplinary team with community providers.

 

Benefits Package Includes:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).

APPLY HERE

Registered Nurse - Hillside, IL

Registered Nurse 

Illinois Crisis Prevention Network

 

Hope is a clinical, educational, and therapeutic provider for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network (ICPN) is the result of a collaborative relationship between Hope and Trinity Services, Inc. ICPN is designed to meet the behavioral and medical needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing significant behavioral and medical challenges. The ICPN consists of six statewide Support Service Teams who provide community-based support and consultation services to the person experiencing these challenges, as well as their family and or service providers.

ICPN is currently seeking a Registered Nurse that will service all of our ICPN locations. This position can be based in any of the following: Rockford, Hillside, or Springfield, IL.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews medical records and histories such as physician’s orders, laboratory results, past hospitalizations and/or emergency placements, medications, patient responses, behavior, and other relevant documentation/records.

  • May complete health care histories to determine those medical factors that may be influencing the individual’s behavior.
  • Based upon a review of medical history and related documentation, may make referrals for additional testing.  May facilitate setting up medical appointments with a variety of medical practitioners.
  • Provides health care related guidance and instructions to the individual and his/her family regarding care and treatment and, as appropriate, the use of equipment.
  • As determined by the ICPN team, may make follow up visits to individuals to monitor their response to intervention plans that may include medical interventions.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, program staff meetings and Clinical Administrative Review Team Meetings (as requested) in support of the individual in crisis and their clinical/medical needs.
  • Provides the individual and his/her family education and/or materials regarding identified health care issues/concerns.
  • Communicates effectively with all ICPN team members, collaborative agencies, and community providers for the benefit and treatment of the client.
  • Provides reports and other documentation in the prescribed time frames, and ensures accuracy and completeness of such reports.
  • Maintains professional relationships, familiarity with current nursing policies and procedures, identifies and reports all potential safety hazards and attends mandatory in-services and trainings.
  • Assumes responsibilities as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of clients as outlined in the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  • Successful background clearance, physical and drug/alcohol screening.
  • Requires knowledge of professional nursing principles, concepts and practices.
  • Requires knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medications and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions.
  • Requires ability to evaluate the physical condition and behavior for both youth and adult clientele and prepare accurate and detailed records of such an evaluation.
  • Requires ability to instruct non-nursing personnel in the proper practices and procedures of healthcare.

 

Benefits Available to Full Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).
  • On-site health clinic for covered employees.

 

APPLY HERE

Registered Nurse - Springfield, IL

Registered Nurse 

Illinois Crisis Prevention Network

 

Hope is a clinical, educational, and therapeutic provider for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Illinois Crisis Prevention Network (ICPN) is the result of a collaborative relationship between Hope and Trinity Services, Inc. ICPN is designed to meet the behavioral and medical needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are experiencing significant behavioral and medical challenges. The ICPN consists of six statewide Support Service Teams who provide community-based support and consultation services to the person experiencing these challenges, as well as their family and or service providers.

ICPN is currently seeking a Registered Nurse that will service all of our ICPN locations. This position can be based in any of the following: Rockford, Hillside, or Springfield, IL.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews medical records and histories such as physician’s orders, laboratory results, past hospitalizations and/or emergency placements, medications, patient responses, behavior, and other relevant documentation/records.

  • May complete health care histories to determine those medical factors that may be influencing the individual’s behavior.
  • Based upon a review of medical history and related documentation, may make referrals for additional testing.  May facilitate setting up medical appointments with a variety of medical practitioners.
  • Provides health care related guidance and instructions to the individual and his/her family regarding care and treatment and, as appropriate, the use of equipment.
  • As determined by the ICPN team, may make follow up visits to individuals to monitor their response to intervention plans that may include medical interventions.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, program staff meetings and Clinical Administrative Review Team Meetings (as requested) in support of the individual in crisis and their clinical/medical needs.
  • Provides the individual and his/her family education and/or materials regarding identified health care issues/concerns.
  • Communicates effectively with all ICPN team members, collaborative agencies, and community providers for the benefit and treatment of the client.
  • Provides reports and other documentation in the prescribed time frames, and ensures accuracy and completeness of such reports.
  • Maintains professional relationships, familiarity with current nursing policies and procedures, identifies and reports all potential safety hazards and attends mandatory in-services and trainings.
  • Assumes responsibilities as a mandated reporter concerning incidents of purported abuse/neglect of clients as outlined in the agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing or a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  • Successful background clearance, physical and drug/alcohol screening.
  • Requires knowledge of professional nursing principles, concepts and practices.
  • Requires knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medications and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions.
  • Requires ability to evaluate the physical condition and behavior for both youth and adult clientele and prepare accurate and detailed records of such an evaluation.
  • Requires ability to instruct non-nursing personnel in the proper practices and procedures of healthcare.

 

Benefits Available to Full Time Employees:

  • Paid holidays, sick days, vacation days, and personal days each year.
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Short & long term disability.
  • Tuition reimbursement & 401(k).
  • On-site health clinic for covered employees.

 

APPLY HERE