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REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) 1 1

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:  Nov 22, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60634-1417

Job Requisition ID:  5407

 

 

If you have previously apply for this postion it is still in the processing state. 

PLEASE DO NOT RE-APPLY

 

For detailed application instuctions and links to the needed forms, search the Illinois jpb website using the the last 4 digits of the posting ID number listed below at   illinois.jobs2web.com  The instruction are at the end of the posting.

 

Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs   

 

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs is a state agency designed to empower veterans and their families to thrive.  We do this by assisting them in navigating the system of federal, state and local resources and benefits; providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes and partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges.  A career with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity for individuals. Working together, we create partnerships and experiences that engage and inspire our fellow co-workers and the veterans and their family members that we serve every day. 

 

Closing Date/Time:   Continious
Salary:  $5074-6883
Job Type:  Hourly Full Time  
County:  Cook County  

Plan/BU:  RC023  

 

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 CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON AT THE TOP OF THIS POSTING**

Application instructions can be found at the end of this posting  

 

CMS100/CMS100B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

 

Registered Nurse 1

Posting Identification 34-127-22-09 5407

  • In conformance with established standards, procedures and policy, provides a full-range of professional nursing services in the care and treatment of residents, such as administering medications, monitoring vital signs, examining residents using nursing assessment skills and monitoring physical conditions and reactions to various treatments and adheres to State and Federal regulatory guidelines utilizing professional training and experience in the field of nursing
  • Under the direction of a physician provides first aid and emergency medical care in cases of illness, injury and other medical emergencies
  • Prepares and maintains medical records and histories such as recording physician’s orders, charting medications, recording resident conditions and behaviors
  • Provides guidance, instruction and explanation of patient care and treatment and the use of equipment to non-professional nursing staff
  • Assists other staff with providing personal resident care
  • Maintains safe and sanitary conditions in residential environment
  • Makes regular rounds of residents in relation to nursing duties and physician rounds
  • Consults with physician and other professional staff regarding resident treatment and care
  • Sets up, operates, and monitors special equipment, such as aspiration equipment and suction equipment
  • Orders and maintains medications and other medical equipment and supplies
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

 

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 of Illinois
  • This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title

 

Knowledge. Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of diversified professional nursing principles, concepts, and practices
  • Requires working knowledge of set up, application and use and care of specialized medical equipment
  • Requires ability to provide professional nursing care based on orders of the physician and the specific needs of the patient
  • Requires ability to evaluate patient condition and behavior and prepare accurate detailed records of such observations
  • Requires ability to apply emergency medical techniques such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, control of 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

 

 

 

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Overtime is a condition of employment and you may be required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime
  • Requires the ability to pass a background check
  • Requires the ability to pass a drug screen and physical

 

 

 

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION AND BID FORM (as applicable) FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

             *******APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS*******

 

                     Submit applications and documents/paperwork, in one of these 3 ways.

By email:

Please submit application via email to: IDVA.HRCHGO.Applicants@Illinois.gov   Using the Posting ID as your subject line.

  OR

By Postal Mail (must be postmarked by closing date):

     IL Department of Veterans’ Affairs 

     ATTN:  HR 

     4250 N. Oak Park Avenue

     Chicago, IL  60634

     Contact Lynette Adams-Williams 

      (o) 773.824.387

 

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.

 

 

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.