DIRECTOR OF NURSING (CORRECTIONS) (PSA Opt. 8N)

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Date:  Feb 9, 2024
Location: 

Hillsboro, IL, US, 62049

Job Requisition ID:  35577

Agency:  Department of Corrections - Graham Correctional Center

Opening Date/Time: 02/13/2024 12:00 A.M
Closing Date/Time:  02/29/2024 11:59 P.M
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary: $7,660-$9,583/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Montgomery 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Gubernatorial Exclusion 063 

 

Posting Identification Number 35577

 

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Position Overview

This position serves as the Director of Nursing for Graham 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.  Graham Correctional Center houses several special populations, including substance abuse treatment, sex offender treatment and inmates in a kidney dialysis program. Graham continues to offer numerous academic and vocational programs. Graham Correctional Center is a medium security adult male correctional facility located two miles southeast of Hillsboro on Route 185. Graham is located on 117 acres and has 50 buildings within the facility.  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 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.  Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college.
  2.  Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  3.  Requires prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible Registered Nursing experience.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification.
  2. Requires the ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. The use of unauthorized drugs by an employee, regardless of position held, is prohibited.
  4. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer.

Agency Statement

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 M-F 
Work Location: 12078 Illinois Route 185 Hillsboro, IL 62049-3620 
Agency Contact:  brandy.omalley@illinois.gov
Job Family: Health Services; Leadership & Management; Public Safety 

 

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