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REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) Opt. SS - 3813100

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:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60634-1417

Job Requisition ID:  3281

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Closing Date/Time:  06/24/2021 
Salary:  $4,881 - $6,621/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
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 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 #

  10-79-3281-29243 

Position Overview

Under general supervision, and in conformance to established standards, procedures and policy, provides a full range of professional nursing services in the care and treatment of patients consistent with individual treatment plans of mentally ill, deaf/blind hard of hearing patients; participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.

Job Responsibilities

30%       1.  Provides guidance to lower level staff for adherence to treatment plans and compliance with applicable operational policies and procedures, current professional standards of psychiatric mental health patient care and nursing practice.

 

20%       2.  Utilizing the nursing process, provides a full range of professional nursing services in the care and treatment of patients consistent with individual treatment plans of mentally ill, deaf/blind, hard of hearing patients. Plans, provides, or clinically directs the development and delivery of nursing care for patients receiving health care services.

 

20%       3.  Provides guidance to staff in the use of prescribed techniques to verify a safe, sanitary and therapeutic environment of care and general performance of prescribed duties.

 

10%       4.  Translates functions/procedures into Spanish for individuals who cannot speak or read English in contacts with the public, advocacy groups, customers and community organizations.

 

10%       5.  Participates in meetings and discussions with clinical, medical, administrative and other staff.

 

 5%        6.  Completes mandatory training requirements and participates in continuing education workshops and seminars to maintain age and disability specific professional competency through observation and evaluations.

 

 5%        7.  Performs other duties or assignments which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing, or a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
  2. Requires licensure a s a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  3. Requires the ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.

 

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of set up, application, use and care of specialized medical equipment.
  • Requires working knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medicines and drugs and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions.
  • Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
  • 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 CPR, 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 facility rules, regulations, policies, and directives.

Work Hours:  7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Revolving days off 
Work Location: Chicago-Read Mental Health Center  

4200 N. Oak Park Ave.

Chicago, IL 60634
Agency Contact:

Tori Lornitis

Email:  Tori.Lornitis2@illinois.gov

 

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

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

 

 

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.

Please submit application via email to:  Tori.Lornitis2@illinois.gov

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 Requisiton 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 Requistion 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.