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Date:  Mar 14, 2023

Manteno, IL, US, 60950-9466

Job Requisition ID:  24103

Agency: Department of Veterans' Affairs

Posting ID:  34-50-FY23-23 REQ# 24103
Posting Date: 03/14/2023

Closing Date/Time: 03/27/2023
Salary: $5,927- $8,059 / MONTHLY
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Kankakee
Number of Vacancies: 11
Plan/BU: RC023 


Position Overview.

The Registered Nurse II position is responsible for providing aide and care to the Veterans' at our Manteno IL Veteran's Home.  The Registered Nurse II also provides leadership, guidance, and knowledge to our Registered Nurse I's, Licensed Practical Nurse II's and Veteran's Nursing Assistant Certified employees.  This a very rewarding opportunity to work with a great team of professional and para-professional staff.  



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

the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through

the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

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


5 POSITIONS DAY SHIFT (6:45AM-7:15PM) 1W, 2E, 3E, 4E, 5N

6 POSITIONS NIGHT SHIFT (6:45PM-7:15AM) 1E, 2E, 3W, 4W, 5S, 5N 

Job Responsibilities

1. Provides direct patient care

2. Functions as lead worker of both professional and para-professional personnel

3. Assists physician with rounds

4. Reviews member medical records to assure that physician orders are posted, medication and member care treatment and observations are charted

5. Verifies number and classification of staff available to assign/reassign

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires (a) graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing and 2 years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience; or (b) a bachelor’s degree in nursing and 1 year of professional nursing experience; or (c) a master’s degree in nursing

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

Conditions of Employment

1. Must pass a background check

2. Must complete a drug screen and pre-employment physical

3. Must meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance

4. Must possess a valid and current Driver’s License

5. Able to push, pull, and lift up to 50 pounds

6. Able to bend, stoop, twist, stand, and walk for protracted periods of time, use fine and gross hand manipulation

7. Overtime is a condition of employment, and you may be required to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime

Work Location: Manteno, 1 Veterans Dr Manteno, IL 60950-9466
Agency Contact:  Rhonda Boudreau 
Job Family: Health Services


At The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, we are mission-focused on efforts to empower veterans and their families to thrive in the State of Illinois.  We do this by assisting veterans in navigating the system of federal, state, and local resources and benefits; providing long-term health care for eligible veterans in our Veterans’ Homes and partnering with other agencies and non-profits to help veterans address education, mental health, housing, employment, and other challenges. 


IDVA genuinely values and celebrates the differences amongst our veterans, and the agency is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where our veteran residents know that they are appreciated, respected, and valued.  Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we will continue to 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.


A career with the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity for individuals. Working together, we create partnerships and experiences that engage and inspire our fellow co-workers and the veterans that we serve every day.  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 Veterans’ Affairs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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