Registered Nurse/Care Coordinator/Nursing Consultant

University of Illinois Chicago / Division of Specialized Care for Children in O'Fallon

Job Description

Job Details: Nursing Consultant - O'Fallon, IL

The DSCC Home Care Program Care Coordinator / Nursing Consultant provides care coordination services to families eligible for DSCC Home Care Services within a particular geographic area and provides consultation to other members of the multi-disciplinary team utilizing skills and knowledge acquired from academic training and professional experience as a Registered Nurse.


Provides care coordination services:

  • Assists families in collecting necessary medical and financial information necessary for Healthcare & Family Services (HFS) to determine eligibility for Home Care Services:
  • Refers cases to ARM/RM who will forward to Homecare Compliance and Audit (HCCA) who then refers to the entity or entities identified by Healthcare & Family Services responsible for conducting the nursing required as part of the HFS eligibility determination for the Home Care Program.
  • Develops and implements a care coordination plan that is participant / family-centered, community-based and coordinated.
  • Monitors the care coordination plan activities.
  • Revises the care coordination plan to address the changing and ongoing concerns and priorities of the family.
  • Coordinates all available health care benefits.
  • Assists families as needed as they interview prospective home care providers to assess suitability and monitors provider services.

Participates as a member of the Regional Office multi-disciplinary team:

  • Complies with University, Division, Regional Office and HFS policy and procedures.
  • Provides discipline based expertise to the Home Care Regional Office multi disciplinary team.
  • Complies with state and federal regulations related to children enrolled in the Home Care Program or any subsequent program related to in-home care for children with complex medical needs.

Promotes interagency collaboration and an organized network of integrated services:

  • Provides community education programs regarding DSCC services.
  • Participates in developing and/or implementing a networking plan for the Home Care Regional Office.

Participates in special projects impacting DSCC:

  • Participates in agency committees/projects on a regional or statewide basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Attends all internal staffings on assigned home care clients, and provides technical assistance and assesses compliance with current policy and procedure.
  • Provides technical assistance and training to new case coordinators as needed.
  • Acts as liaison between the Home Care Regional Office, HFS and DHS on assigned cases


1. Licensed as a registered professional nurse in the State of Illinois.

2. Bachelor’s degree.

3. Two years of public health or specialized nursing experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year


  • Nursing: 2 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Registered Nurse (RN)


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