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REGISTERED NURSE I (Upward Mobility) - 3813100

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Feb 22, 2021
Location: 

Alton, IL, US, 62002-5012

Job Requisition ID:  538

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Req ID# 10-77-538
CONTINUOUS POSTING

Salary:  $4,881 - $6,621/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Madison 
Number of Vacancies:  Varies 
Plan/BU:  RC023 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager and the clinical direction of the Charge Nurse, performs as a shift nurse in the delivery of patient care and treatment consistent with individual treatment plans; participates as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team; provides professional nursing care to mentally ill patients on a forensic living unit. Receives, verifies and documents patient drugs received from pharmacy and administers prescribed oral medications to patients. Completes mandatory nursing training requirements and continuing education workshops and seminars. Meets with patients, family, significant others, etc. 

Minimum Qualifications

Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing or a bachelor's degree in nursing. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State or Illinois. This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires working knowledge or diversified professional nursing principles, concepts and practices. Requires working knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medicines and drugs and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions. Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate. Requires the ability to apply emergency medical techniques such as CPR, control bleeding, airway maintenance.  Requires ability to instruct non-nursing personnel in the proper practices and procedures of patient care. Requires ability to maintain security of the work area and comply with all facility rules, regulations, policies and directives. Requires ability to evaluate patient condition and behavior and prepare accurate detailed records of such observations. Requires ability to identify most appropriate positive treatment regime and carry out that treatment in accordance with best practice and behavior modification.

Employment Conditions

Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate and Crisis Prevention Intervention Training (CPI).

 

Work Hours:  Hours of work will vary based upon operational needs and shift availability  

6:45 am - 7:45 pm

6:45 pm - 7:15 am

RN's receive 1 unpaid lunch hour

Work Location: Alton Mental Health Center  

4500 College Avenue, Alton, IL 62002

Agency Contact:  Michelle.Julian@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Health Services  

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

To Apply send CMS100 to the Agency Contact listed above. 

 

DHS Mission Statement -  IDHS’ serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100 will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.