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BCHFS Employment Opportunities

BCHFS is a Christ-centered organization looking for smart people and strong leaders. If you are interested in becoming a member of our BCHFS team, don’t hesitate to send us your resume. We post open positions here as they become available for employment opportunities when available, but BCHFS is always looking for quality team members and will keep your information on file should an employment opportunity with one of our various Illinois offices becomes available.

Interested in joining our team? Employment opportunities are listed below.
Click on each to view the position details.

PRN (As Needed) Houseparents

BCHFS is seeking houseparents to serve on an “as needed basis” to help cover vacations and days off for the primary houseparents.

Full Time Houseparent

Position Title:  Houseparent/Relief Houseparent

Position Summary: Provide custodial care for children in a Christian environment.


  1. Maintain a high level of expertise in the theory and practice of residential child care and guidance.
  2. Collect information and feedback regarding the needs/wants of users of child care services; use this information in planning and evaluation
  3. Develop and maintain positive behavior management, spiritual guidance, and educational and social support systems for residents; keep accurate records of progress, report progress as requested.
  4. Build and maintain reciprocal relationships with community, social service agencies, and denominational units for the benefit of residents.
  5. Maintain assigned residential facilities, including buildings, grounds, and equipment.
  6. Manage resources to provide high quality care within approved budget.
  7. Provide for daily needs of residents: food, clothing, shelter, transportation, etc.
  8. Perform special tasks as assigned


  1. High School Diploma or GED.
Registered Nurse (RN) - GraceHaven Pregnancy Resource Clinic

Position Title:   Registered Nurse   

Position Summary:   Under the general direction of the Site Manager, the Registered Nurse is responsible for medical care provided in the clinic that includes pregnancy testing, limited ultrasounds, education, and follow up to support client needs.  The Registered Nurse consults with the Site Manager, Medical Director, and Patient Advocates to deliver care to the patients.

Position Location:  This position will be located at the clinic in Mt. Vernon, IL.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Perform Pregnancy testing
  2. Referrals as needed for social services and/or medical care
  3. STI testing and treatment as prescribed by Medical Director
  4. Patient education
  5. Perform limited obstetrical ultrasounds, once certified
  6. Maintain nurse’s station, ultrasound room, exam room is kept clean and organized
  7. Prepare order for medical supplies and solutions and give to site manager
  8. Work in conjunction with patient advocates and other staff to ensure good medical, nursing and psychosocial care for patients
  9. Timely compliance with input and maintenance of patient’s clinical records, as well as medical logs
  10. Support the Site Manager to ensure compliance of all licensure issues
  11. Attend meetings and trainings as required
  12. Add to and improve professional skills by attending relevant professional education classes with approval of Site Manager
  13. Maintain certification and license for RN clinical role
  14. Knowledge and adherence to RN scope of practice
  15. Assist with volunteer in-service training as needed
  16. Other tasks as assigned
  17. Evaluation will be annually in the following key areas:
  • Provision of quality care for clients
  • Maintenance of certification and RN license
  • Meeting responsibilities listed above
  • Acceptance of supervision and feedback
  • Operate within the program design and all agency policies and procedures


  1. Current Illinois RN License
  2. Passionate about working in a faith-based, Christian ministry whose services are free
  3. Aligned with organizational mission and values
  4. Knowledge of obstetrical and gynecological care preferred
  5. Good oral and interpersonal skills
  6. Good computer skills
  7. Ability to work with a diverse population
  8. Possess a valid State of Illinois Driver’s License
  9. Meets and maintains all State, Licensure, and Agency eligibility requirements to drive residents and possess required State Driver licensure endorsements

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BCHFS Human Resources
Phone: (618) 382-4164


Attn: Employment Applications
949 County Road 1300 N
Carmi, Illinois 62821