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Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Kankakee, IL, US, 60901-5018

Job Requisition ID:  16205

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date: 6/23/2022
Closing Date/Time: 07/07/2022
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $6,425 - $8,751  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Kankakee  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC023  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through SuccessFactors.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Please attach a copy of your transcripts or diplomas 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 Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.


Posting Identification Number  10-75-16205

Position Overview

Under direction of the Medical Director and in collaboration with a licensed Physician, serves as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) providing medical care to assigned individuals.  Performs general medical evaluations and provides ongoing medical care and relevant diagnostic and treatment services.  Makes regular rounds evaluating individual’s medical progress. Provides emergency care when nursing staff identify an acute medical/psychiatric need. Participates and serves on the Interdisciplinary Treatment Team.


Job Responsibilities

1. In collaboration with a licensed Physician, serves as an APN providing medical care to assigned individuals.


2. Makes regular rounds evaluating individual’s medical progress.


3. Provides emergency care when nursing staff identify an acute medical/psychiatric need and request an individual be seen immediately.  Provides coverage for physicians.  Identifies and recommends appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions.


4. Serves as an active and contributing member on assigned committees, staff meetings, teaching conferences and clinical committees.


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


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires current licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Illinois. 

Conditions of Employment

     1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

     2. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.

     3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

Work Hours:  8:00am - 4:30pm  

Work Location: 100 E Jeffery St Kankakee, IL 60901-5018  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Shapiro Developmental Center

Medical Services

Agency Contact: 

Tori Lornitis



Job Family:  Health Services  


About the Agency

Illinois Department of Human Services 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.



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