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REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - 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:  Apr 5, 2021
Location: 

Elgin, IL, US, 60123-7612

Job Requisition ID:  1342

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Requisition ID#: 10-81-1342-27784-27785
Closing Date/Time:  04/19/2021 
Salary:  $4,881 - $6,621/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kane 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
Plan/BU:  RC023 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

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*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under general supervision, provides a full range of professional nursing services in the care and treatment of mentally ill patients, serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

 

SPECIFICALLY:

 

30%       As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, plans and provides direct patient care to psychiatric inpatients based on assessment of patients’ needs. Develops health care treatment plans, assesses and documents the patients’ status upon admission and throughout the treatment episode in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provides unit orientation for newly admitted patients and their family members.

 

25%       Develops a written plan of care utilizing nursing diagnoses. Encourages patient and family participation in the formulation and revision of the treatment care plan. Implements the treatment care plan and documents patients’ response. Re-evaluates and revises plan of care based on patient’s status. Responds to all Red Alerts/Code Blues and other Medical Alerts: administers emergency medical care including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and manual resuscitation.

 

20%       Carries out treatments ordered by the physician including positioning patients for medical treatments, administers medications, monitors vital signs, examines patients, and monitors mental and physical conditions and reactions to various treatments. Arranges for and provides basic laboratory tests as prescribed by a physician and assures that necessary precautions are taken in regards to tests and providing emergency treatments; checks the condition of patients.

 

10%       Makes regular rounds of the unit checking for cleanliness of the environment and inventories, orders, and maintains security of medications, drugs, and other medical equipment and supplies.

 

10%       Provides unit orientation for new staff and trainees. Provides advice and consultation to other units based health care workers. Completes mandatory training and participates in continuing education to maintain age specific professional competency; stays abreast of the new and revised facility and state policies and procedures.

 

5%         Performs other duties as required or assigned 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.

 

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

Employment Conditions

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

Work Hours:  4:00 PM - 12:00 AM  
Work Location: Elgin Mental Health Center  

750 S State Street, Elgin, IL 60123
Agency Contact:  Tori.Lornitis2@Illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Health Services  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM 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.

 

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/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.

 

  • 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/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.

 

 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/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.

 

Non-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/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.