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Nursing Supervisor (PSA Opt 8N)

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 13, 2022

Anna, IL, US, 62906

Job Requisition ID:  12742

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID: 10-80-12742

Opening Date: 03/17/2022
Closing Date/Time:  05/25/2022 
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $8,167 - $8,750 per month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Union 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Gubernatorial Exclusion 063 



Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire an energetic and detail-oriented licensed Registered Nurse to review program needs, setting priorities and assigning nursing staff to ensure compliance with standards of care and practice, facility and department policies and compliance with applicable standards, including the American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities (ACCD), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna, Illinois. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center offers a variety of treatment programs and services including but not limited to: Psychiatric/psychological, medical/physical, social, educational, vocational/rehabilitation, recreational, speech, language and hearing, pharmacy, dental and dietary services and referrals and special consultations for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as Nursing Supervisor for the Choate Mental Health.
  2. Serves as full-line supervisor.
  3. Reviews work needs, improvements and health/safety issues.
  4. Documents individual’s work performance on 201R’s within scheduled time frames based on observation of nursing care practices and procedures.
  5. Coordinates and is a nursing representative for committee/professional activities, task groups and other quality assurance related activities.
  6. Schedules training and demonstrations in nursing care practices and techniques.
  7. Works cooperatively with Habilitation Program Coordinators in ensuring quality care is provided.
  8. Serves as Administrator on Duty (AOD) on a rotating basis, exercising full authority after business hours, weekends and holidays.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  2. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four (4) years of college with course work in nursing.
  3. Requires prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience in a public or business organization.

Preferred Qualifications (in priority order)

  1. Three (3) years of professional nursing experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or developmental disabilities.
  2. Three (3) years of professional experience supervising professional nursing staff.
  3. Three (3) years of professional experience recommending and implementing nursing policies and procedures relative to latest trends and nursing standards.
  4. One (1) year of professional experience reviewing program needs, setting priorities and assigning nursing staff to ensure compliance with standards of care and practice for a public or private organization.
  5. One (1) year of professional experience training nursing staff on nursing care practices and techniques.
  6. One (1) year of professional nursing experience communicating in verbal or written form with patients and/or individuals.
  7. Proficiency in the use of common office equipment, including computers.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  2. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
  3. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
  4. Requires ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays on a rotation basis as Administrator on Duty (AOD).

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 10:45pm -7:00am; Works one weekend of Saturday & Sunday per month 
Work Location: 100 North Main St Anna, IL 62906 

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center

DD Nursing Services – 3rd Shift
Agency Contact:  Melissa.Long@Illinois.gov 
Job Function: Administration/Management; Health Services; Social Services 


About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need 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.

Nearest Major Market: Carbondale