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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE II (UPWARD MOBILITY) - 2355200

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:  Oct 13, 2021
Location: 

Kankakee, IL, US, 60901-5018

Job Requisition ID:  7598

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Closing Date/Time:  10/26/2021 
Salary:  $3653 - $5085 MONTHLY 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kankakee 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

 

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 #

10-75-7598-31038

Position Overview

Under general supervision, independently performs a variety of skilled practical nursing functions to individuals with intellectual disabilities at the Shapiro Developmental Center. Administers prescribed medication and injections ensuring that the Medication Administration Record (MAR) is completed accurately during the administration of medication.  Maintains accurate and current MAR’s and treatment sheets, including nursing notes, making changes per Physician orders.  Observes, records and reports to physicians and registered nurses the symptoms, reactions, and changes in the condition of individuals and assists in maintaining documentation.  Trains lower level staff to observe individuals’ physical condition.  Complies with Public Health regulations and Department and Facility policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

1.  Independently performs a variety of skilled practical nursing functions to individuals with intellectual disabilities at the Shapiro Center.

 

2.  Independently performs a variety of skilled practical nursing functions and administers medication to individuals with intellectual disabilities at the Shapiro Center.

 

3.  Documents a monthly progress note for each individual in accord with facility procedures.

 

4.  Transcribes physician orders.

 

5.  Monitors designated meal periods to ensure food intake and feeding precautions are followed and to respond to medical emergencies.

 

6.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires Illinois license as a Practical Nurse.
  2. Requires one year of practical nursing experience.

 

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of practical nursing theory and practice.
  • Requires ability to follow written or oral instructions.
  • Requires ability to follow facility policies and procedures.
  • Requires ability to apply simple nursing techniques as delegated by physicians or professional nurses.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
  2. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related conditions of employment.

Work Hours:  6:30am-7:00pm Every other Weekend off and rotation RDO's.  
Work Location: Shapiro Center, Living area 415/417, 100 E Jeffery St Kankakee, IL 60901-5018  
Agency Contact:  
DHS.ShapiroHR@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

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.

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE:

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ONLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL CMS APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING TO: DHS.ShapiroHR@illinois.gov

Include the Posting ID # and applicants entire name in the subject line of the email when applying.

 

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 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.

 

 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 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.

 

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.