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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE II (UPWARD MOBILITY) - 2355200

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:  May 12, 2022
Location: 

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  14393

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Opening Date:  5/13/2022

Closing Date/Time:  05/26/2022 
Salary:  $3,653 - $5,308 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Union 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
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

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

10-80-14393

Position Overview

Under general supervision of the registered nurse (RN), performs a variety of practical nursing functions; provides direct nursing care based on an individual’s nursing plan of care; assists with the admission, transfer, and discharge of individuals; administers medication; and assists in the maintenance of clinical records.

Job Responsibilities

1.  Performs a variety of practical nursing functions.

 

2.  Observes and records individuals’ symptoms, injuries, and illnesses.

 

3.  Implements interventions, including steps in progressive limit setting, e.g. verbal, redirection, restraints.

 

4.  Provides nursing input to interdisciplinary team.  Interacts with members of the interdisciplinary treatment team and other departmental personnel.

 

5.  Attends mandatory training and in-service training/workshops to facilitate the development and refinement of therapeutic skills. Successfully completes competency skill checks. Attends specialized training (i.e. behavioral, dual-diagnosis, etc.).

 

6.  Performs other duties as assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires Illinois license as a practical nurse. 
  2. Requires one year of practical nursing experience. 

This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of practical nursing theory and practice.
  • Requires ability to apply simple nursing techniques as delegated by physicians or professional nurses.
  • Requires ability to provide guidance and leadership to other nursing personnel and promote effective individual interactions.

 

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related Policies and guidance.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law. 

 

Work Hours:  2:45 pm - 11:00 pm Tuesday, Thursday & Every other weekend off, (Rotating Schedule)  
Work Location: Choate MH & DD, 

Developmental Disabilites Services, 

1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652  
Agency Contact:

DHS.ChoateHR@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.

 

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

DHS.ChoateHR@Illinois.gov

Include the Posting title and ID number on your application and applicants entire name and posting ID number on the subject line of the email when applying.

 

Current State Employees:

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

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) 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.