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Department: Casa Esperanza Unaccompanied Children's Shelter
Location: Bartlett, IL

Join the Maryville Academy Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter and improve the lives of children and families! We have a full-time opening for a Nurse. This full-time position will require work at the Bartlett location. Working days and some evenings with flexibility to work some weekends is required. 

About Maryville Academy

For more than 134 years, Maryville has been committed to providing protection and guidance to children. As the world has changed, so have the needs of the families and children we serve. Maryville has adapted by focusing on our community’s most critical issues. Today, our range of programs includes residential care, mental health services, healthcare and family support services, as well as a variety of educational and youth development offerings.  Maryville’s mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth.

About the Casa Esperanza Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter

The Casa Esperanza Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter is home to girls from newborn to age 18 through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). This program provides a safe setting for children during their first days in America until a permanent setting can be established for them.

About the Nurse Position

The Nurse assures assure the provision of quality health services for youth according to the standards and guidelines of the Office of Refugee Resettlement. The employee’s primary duty is work that requires advanced knowledge in the field of nursing. Position requires the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.

Essential Functions:

  • Establishes positive working relationships with program staff and other Maryville nurses;
  • Develops and maintains lines of communication with case workers, clinicians, physicians, dentists, therapists, and others as needed;
  • Monitors the health care delivery system at assigned sites, to include:
    • Medical clearance system;
    • Medication administration, storage, documentation and consents;
    • Delivery of prescribed patient care;
    • Patient medical record system;
    • Physicians' orders, prescription and lab work implementation in an accurate and timely manner;
    • Implements apnea monitor system, special needs services and home adaptations, as needed;
    • Oversee the medical equipment providers, as needed;
    • Ensures that medical information is up to date;
  • Coordinates with the program management staff the discharge planning system;
  • Develops and maintains a system to provide medical consultation to case managers, and Maryville staff;
  • Supervises the infection control program, quality improvement and safety program as it pertains to medical issues;
  • Participates in treatment team meetings, management team meetings and quarterly review staffing as needed;
  • Schedules client medical appointments as necessary;
  • Attends client medical appointments as indicated for the health and safety concerns of each client;
  • On-call 24 hours as needed, for crisis situations;
  • Participates in continued performance quality improvement;
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of Licensed Practical Nurse. Licensed Registered Nurse preferred;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Physical assessment course work preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • Current certification in infant/child/adult CPR;
  • Knowledgeable of Standard Medical Operating Procedures.

Physical Demands, Environment and Scheduling:

  • Required to frequently sit, stand, bend, stoop and walk, sometimes for extended periods;
  • Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
  • Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.
  • Work is performed in designated clinical and program settings;
  • Duties may involve contact with youth who may be threatening, aggressive and/or under the influence of drugs or alcohol;
  • Must be flexible and available to work days and some evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Required to work at the Bartlett location. 

Why Join the Maryville Family? 

Maryville employees get to make a difference in the lives of children and families.   In addition, full time employees also receive:  

  • Competitive pay
  • PPO health insurance options
  • Vision Insurance
  • FSA and HSA
  • 403(b)
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • 9 paid holidays a year
  • After one year of service you will be eligible for dental insurance, long term disability and life insurance and tuition reimbursement. 

Please complete the application at the links above and below along with your cover letter and resume. 

For more information about all of the services that Maryville provides, please visit our website at

Maryville Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  No applicant for employment shall be discriminated against because of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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