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Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Fairview Heights, IL, US, 62208

Job Requisition ID:  23461

Agency:  Department of Public Health 
Women’s Health & Family Services

Division:  Women’s Health Services

Posting ID:  61-23-0203

Posted:  3/15/23 - 3/28/23
Salary:   $6,956.00 - $10,607.00 Monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   St. Clair  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Public Health must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.


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Agency Marketing Statement

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety.  With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Illinois Family Planning Program (IFPP) Nurse Consultant. The professional-level position is responsible for providing clinical technical assistance and monitoring for IFPP delegate agencies. The Illinois Department of Public Health’s Office of Women’s Health and Family Services seeks to hire a nurse who can assist delegate agencies as they provide reproductive health services to Illinois citizens.

Job Responsibilities

1. Functions as a nursing consultant to Illinois Family Planning Program Delegate Agencies.

• Travels to work collaboratively with the Family Planning Program to monitor assigned delegate agencies.

• Conducts reviews of Family Planning client confidential medical records to assure quality of health, social and educational services.

• Conducts Family Planning nursing assessment of needs, care coordination, referral, and advocacy to assist clients/families in obtaining access to appropriate services.

• Conducts audits of confidential medical records which include evaluation of client assessments, presenting problems.

• Review of systems, family and partner histories, education and supply of contraceptive, and the overall coordination of medical care.

• Maintains strict confidentiality of client information in the performance of medical record reviews as required by HIPPA.

2. Travels to provide professional direction, leadership and consultation to Family Planning Delegate Agencies, Special Projects and Special Initiative sites in accordance with grant requirements and contract deliverables.

• Provides consultation to agency administrators and program quality and compliance with standards of care through implementation of best practices and providing a framework to carrying out requirements.

3. Participates in the development of statewide and regional training activities for communities, county health departments, delegate agencies, FQHC’s and hospitals in conjunction with the Training and Education Coordinator.

• Provides input into the development of educational curriculum, materials, and brochures.

• Provides in-service education and delivers presentations at conferences and workshops.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

4. Identifies male and female health needs as related to family planning statewide and develops plans to meet those needs by providing education and training to Family Planning Delegate agencies.

5. Serves as a resource statewide for reproduction health to professionals and lay people to identify and implement solutions to family planning issues.

• Provides guidance and direction to all interested individuals.

• Serves as preceptor/mentor for nursing and public health students

6. Provides nursing expertise and leadership in the development, interpretation, periodic updating of “best practice” standards, and enforcement of rules and regulations (code) and program contract specifications with emphasis on reproductive health services.

• Assists with the development and coordination of medical services in collaboration with the Program Administrator, in compliance with the Family Planning Program guidelines.

7. Attends conferences and meetings to enhance professional growth in reproductive health services.

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires a bachelor’s degree in nursing with courses in public health nursing or related field.

2. Requires three years of public health nursing experience or equivalent.

3. Requires possession of an Illinois license as a Registered Nurse.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in nursing, public health or related fields.

2. Thorough knowledge of diversified professional nursing principles, concepts and practices.

3. Thorough Pharmacological knowledge of commonly prescribed contraceptives and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions.

4. One year experience conducting clinical monitoring for quality assurance.

5. One year experience providing clinical technical assistance for quality assurance.

6. One year experience drafting corrective action plans and monitoring for compliance.

7. One year experience drafting clinical policy or guidance for public health programs.

8. Ability to utilize a personal computer with working knowledge of Microsoft Software and data analysis tools.

9. One year experience communicating both orally and in writing.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires ability to travel extensively.

2. Requires possession of a valid driver's license.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM  
Work Location: 11 Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, IL 62208  

Agency Contact: or 217-785-2031


Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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