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Date:  Mar 14, 2023

East Moline, IL, US, 61244-1195

Job Requisition ID:  24801

Agency: Department of Corrections - East Moline Correctional Center

Closing Date/Time: 03/28/2023

Salary: Anticipated Starting Salary: $6,875-$8,583/month

Job Type: Salaried Full Time

County: Rock Island

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 Corrections 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

This position serves as the Director of Nursing for East Moline Correctional Center. The incumbent will work as a full-line supervisor to nursing staff, assigning and reviewing work, providing guidance and training to assigned staff, scheduling staff to meet day-to-day operating needs, establish annual goals and objectives. The incumbent will work with state and contractual staff and monitor the quality of care given to our patients. The Director of Nursing will assist with the monthly reports, have open communication with the Office of Health Services, assist with CQI data collection and studies, as well as audit completion.  East Moline Correctional Center is a minimum-security adult male facility.  The facility is located in northwest Illinois overlooking the Mississippi River.  The facility was converted from a mental health facility in 1980.  The facility consists of a total of 26 buildings, which comprise of more than 430,000 square feet.  Included at the center are housing units, work camp, administration building, one segregation unit and a 12-bed health care unit.  The facility sits on more than 80 acres with 60 acres enclosed by fencing.  We invite all qualified applicants to apply.


Job Responsibilities


  1. Serves as full-line supervisor.
  2. Provides direction, assistance and example on nursing treatments and procedures.
  3. Schedules special clinics and reviews lines for proper care and follow-up.
  4. Manages nursing staff documents.
  5. Serves as an auditor for the Internal Audit Team, an instructor for Employee Module Training and Grievance Officer.
  6. Acts as a liaison for outside specialty clinics, hospitals, as directed.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


Minimum Qualifications


  1. Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college.
  2. Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  3. Prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible Registered Nursing experience.


Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)


  1. At least one (1) year of professional experience supervising professional staff.
  2. At least one (1) year working experience in a correctional setting.
  3. At least one (1) year of professional experience delivering in-service training.
  4. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training and certification.
  5. At least one (1) year professional experience working with healthcare contracts.
  6. At least one (1) year of professional experience making nursing schedules for a twenty-four/seven (24/7) healthcare facility.
  7. At least one (1) year of professional experience with problem solving patient complaints.
  8. At least one (1) year of professional experience maintaining a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program along with recommending and implementing improvements.
  9. At least one (1) year of professional experience with data collection and preparing reports.
  10. At least one (1) year of professional experience auditing healthcare records for accuracy and ensuring compliance with medical policies and procedures.
  11. Bachelor of Science in Nursing or higher.

Conditions of Employment


All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position:


  1. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification.
  2. Ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  3. 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.
  4. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer.


About the Agency


The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.


Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.


The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.


Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; tuition reimbursement; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.


The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Work Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday - Friday (Saturday/Sunday Off)

Work Location: East Moline Correctional Center: 100 Hillcrest Rd East Moline, IL 61244-1195

Agency Contact:

Name: Christine Noble

Phone: 309-755-4511 ext 2103


Job Function: Public Safety; Administration/Management; Health Services