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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 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:  Aug 1, 2022

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  13967

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date: 08/02/2022
Closing Date/Time: 08/15/2022 
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $5,927 - $8,179 per month  
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time  
County:  Union  
Number of Vacancies:  1  
Plan/BU:  RC023  

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through SuccessFactors. 

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Please attach a copy of your transcripts or diplomas 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.


While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for any degrees earned and a copy of any applicable professional licenses is recommended and should be uploaded to the Additional 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.


Posting Identification Number 10-80-13967

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire an independent, highly organized, and detail-oriented licensed Registered Nurse for the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center located in Anna, Illinois. This position will be responsible for performing direct nursing care for people with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, including providing work-related guidance, instruction, and explanation to lower level direct care support staff on an assigned shift.  The successful candidate shall demonstrate a good oral and written communication skills, be a self-starter, and be able to carry out nursing assignments pursuant to the direction of medical personnel.

Job Responsibilities

1. Provides professional nursing care services on assigned shift.


2. Provides work-related guidance, instruction, and explanation to lower level direct care support staff on an assigned shift in the care of individuals, injury reduction, health and safety, hygiene, treatment, procedures, and the use of equipment.


3. Serves as designated lead worker to lower level staff.


4.  Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.


5. Sets up, operates, and monitors special equipment.


6. Prepares and maintains medical records and histories.


7. Serves as Center-Wide medical/nursing resource during the absence of other professional nursing personnel on the assigned shift.


8. Serves as a Center Float Nurse for medication administration on an assigned shift; on-call rotation, as assigned.


9. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. 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.

       2. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays on a rotation basis.

2. Requires the ability to serve on an on-call basis.

3. Requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.

4. Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification. 

5.  Requires the ability to travel.

6. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

7. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.

8. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

Work Hours:  2:45PM - 11:00PM  

Wednesday, Friday, and every other weekend off.
Work Location: 1000 N Main St., Anna, IL 62906  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center

DD Nursing Services

Agency Contact: 

Tori Lornitis



Job Family:  Health Services; Social Services  


About the Agency

Illinois Department of Human Services 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.


As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

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