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REGISTERED NURSE II - 3813200

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:  794

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID# 10-77-794
 CONTINUOUS POSTING 

Salary:  $5,485 - $7,458/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 direction and in accordance with established standards, procedures and policies, serves as a lead worker over the day shift (0630-1500), professional and non-professional direct care staff involved in patient care for forensic mentally ill persons residing in the AFC A Unit; ensures a safe environment lo meet the physical, emotional and psychological needs of the patients. Provides professional nursing services having responsibility over patient activities that involve medical care, programs, activities or behavior intervention; provides nursing services such as medication transcription, administration, evaluation, documentation and observation of effectiveness of drugs. Serves as a member of the inter-disciplinary treatment team. Directs lower level direct care staff in the implementation of the therapeutic milieu. Conducts in-service training programs. Meets with patients and/or family or sibrnificant others to discuss various aspects of the patient's medical history, treatment plan and progress. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires (a) grnduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing and two years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience or (b) a bachelor's degree in nursing and one year of professional nursing experience or (cl a master's degree in nursing.  Requires extensive knowledge of professional nursing principles, procedures and theory. Requires extensive knowledge of phannacology of commonly prescribed medicines and drugs and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions. Requires ability lo respond to and apply emergency medical techniques sLch as mouth to mask CPR, manual resuscitation, control of bleeding and airway maintenance. Requires ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with patient care staff. Requires ability to guide, motivate, orient and educale assigned patient care staff. Requires ability to present educational materials in a clear and conc.ise m:rnner. Requires ability 10 physically restrain patients to prevent them from hurting themselves or others nnd redirect their behavior. Requires ability to write clear and cohesive statements in clinical records. Requires ability 10 identify most appropriate positive treatment regime and carry out that treatment in accordance with best practice and behavior modification. 

Employment Conditions

Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.  Requires ability to pass Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).

Requires CPR certification. 

 

Education Degree

 

  • Requires (a) graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing and two years of progressively responsible
  • professional nursing experience; or (b) a bachelor's degree in nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or (c) a master's degree in nursing.

 

Education Major

 

  • Nursing

 

Work Hours:  Hours of work will vary based upon operational needs and shift availability  
Work Location: Alton Mental Health Center  

4500 College Avenue, Alton, IL 62002
Agency Contact:  Michelle.Julian@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Health Services  

 

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.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

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.