There is only one hospital in Chicago solely dedicated to caring for children with chronic illness and disabilities as well as those suffering from abuse/trauma. That hospital is La Rabida. Serving as a model for family centered care, our progressive facility is a very special place where triumphs occur… odds are overcome… and many children excel beyond hope!
La Rabida seeks full-time Staff Therapist to independently conduct clinical intake assessments, assign DSM 5/ICD-10 diagnosis and provide case management/advocacy for pediatric clients. Duties include issuing/scoring various scales and measures to evaluate functioning as well as conducting individual, family and group therapy.
To qualify, you must possess:
Illinois LCSW active in good standing
Professional experience must include delivering behavioral health care to children and adolescents
Impressive knowledge of age-specific growth and development
Excellent communication (verbal & written) and networking skills
Ability to maintain good personal relationships with staff, health care providers, patients/children and families
In return for your expertise, La Rabida offers attractive compensation plus many excellent benefits! Plus, you’ll appreciate the beauty of our convenient location on the shores of Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown! For immediate consideration, please apply online at
Today, La Rabida serves approximately 7,500 children annually who require primary and specialty care to address complex and challenging medical conditions. Services and programs include treatment for chronic illnesses such asthma, diabetes, and sickle cell disease, and developmental disabilities through both inpatient and outpatient care. In addition, La Rabida specializes in the treatment of children who have been abused, neglected or experienced trauma.