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CORRECTIONS NURSE TRAINEE (UMP) - 0983600

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:  Feb 18, 2021
Location: 

Decatur, IL, US, 62526-9640

Job Requisition ID:  63

Agency:  Department of Corrections  
Closing Date/Time:  Continuous
Salary:  $56,232 to $76,296 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Macon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC023 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:

We are currently transitioning our application process away from paper process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under immediate supervision for a period of six to twelve months, participates in an agency sponsored training program, receiving a combination of comprehensive classroom and on the job training in the nursing field.  Receives training in conforming with established standards, procedures, policies and security guidelines and providing the full range of professional nursing services in the care and treatment of inmate patients in a correctional facility.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires elementary knowledge of diversified professional nursing principles, concepts and practices. 
  • Requires elementary knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medicines and drugs and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions. 
  • Requires ability to provide professional nursing care based on orders of the physician and specific needs of the patient.  Requires ability to maintain security of the work and comply with all facility rules, regulations, policies and directives. 
  • Requires ability to adhere to detailed rules of conduct with regard to appropriate interaction with inmates or students.

 

 

Education

 

  • Requires graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing or a bachelor's degree in nursing.
  • This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

 

Employment Conditions

  • Requires licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois. 
  • Requires current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification. 
  • Requires the ability to pass the IDOC background check. 
  • 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. 

 

Work Hours:  6:00 am to 6:00 pm 12 hour alternating consecutive days off 
Work Location: 2310 E. Mound Road, Decatur IL 
Agency Contact:  Amanda.Guyse@Illinois.gov    
Job Function:  Health Services; Public Safety  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a promotion: Effective November 1, 2019CMS Examining will no longer accept CMS-100B applications submitted directly from Applicants. Current state employees seeking a promotion should submit an official position vacancy bid form and CMS-100B (version dated 7/2019 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 7/2019 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a reduction, Former State Employees, and Non-State Applicants:
- 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/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS100 VERSION DATED 9/2020 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES 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/Bid 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.