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REGISTERED NURSE II - 3813200

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 30, 2021
Location: 

Manteno, IL, US, 60950-9466

Job Requisition ID:  1389

Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs  
Closing Date/Time:  [[cust_endPosting]] 
Salary:  $65,820 - $89,496 annually 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kankakee 
Number of Vacancies:  multiple 
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 direction and in accordance with established standards, procedures and policies, functions either as a) a lead worker of professional nursing personnel, subprofessional patient care personnel, or both professional nursing and subprofessional patient care personnel in an assigned patient care unit to meet regulatory guidelines; or b) acts as an evening or night shift charge nurse/lead worker of the nursing care staff of multiple care units where supervisory nursing direction is not available; or c) acts as the facility wide in-service nursing instructor; or d) functions as the facility-wide coordinator of the utilization review program; or e) functions as the facility-wide coordinator of the infection control program; or f) serves as head general health nurse of a facility or an agency's employee health program. In all work roles, utilizes professional training and expertise in the field of nursing to assure that other personnel assigned to patient residential or health care functions correctly carry out assigned duties.

  1. Assigns patient care and treatment duties to patient care personnel in assigned patient care area.



  2. Monitors and reviews the various functions carried out by assigned staff for efficiency and adherence to patient care and treatment and management plans; instructs and explains to the assigned personnel the purpose, procedures and proper methods in carrying out the assigned duties; serves as a nonsupervisory resource person to assigned personnel in all aspects of their work.



  3. Monitors duties performed by assigned personnel to assure adherence to operating policy and procedures; interprets policy and procedures to the assigned patient care and treatment personnel; assists other professional patient care and supervisory personnel in developing nursing policy and procedure.



  4. Discusses work performance of lower level staff with supervisory personnel to assist in the evaluation process.



  5. Reviews record keeping functions to assure that physician orders are posted on medical sheets and cards, medications are properly charted and records of nursing care and patient treatments and observations are maintained.

  6. Provides direct patient care and primary nursing care services as needed, such as, but not limited to: medical treatments, administering medications, patient assessments, nursing interventions, making patient rounds, preparing and maintaining patient and unit records, total patient care and direction and/or assistance with restorative nursing programs.





  7. Coordinates the facility's utilization review program; reviews medical necessity and appropriateness of admissions; reviews recipients' records and makes recommendation concerning the necessity of extended stay in the facility; maintains liaison with other facility professional personnel and third parties to assure continuity of recipient care.



  8. Plans and conducts a facility-wide in-service training program for professional nursing and subprofessional patient care personnel; prepares teaching materials and evaluates each class member for acceptable completion of the training program; provides post classroom instruction to staff members in applying various patient care procedures and techniques.



  9. Plans, assigns and reviews the patient care activities assigned to personnel involved in administering professional emergency and health nursing services and care; assigns and/or reassigns nurse care personnel; plans, coordinates and implements a continuing health informational and educational program for a facility or an agency; coordinates programs and training courses between various facilities; conducts surveys to determine areas of needed health educational programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of professional nursing principles and procedures and theory.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of normal and abnormal reactions to various drugs and medications.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of set up, application and use and care of specialized medical equipment.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the methods and techniques utilized in developing educational programs.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of pharmacology of commonly prescribed medicines and drugs and their therapeutic and possible adverse reactions.
  • Requires ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with patient care staff.
  • Requires ability to instruct non-nursing personnel in the proper practices and procedures of patient care.
  • Requires ability to apply emergency medical techniques such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, control of bleeding and airway maintenance.
  • Requires ability to guide, motivate, orient and educate assigned patient care staff.
  • Requires ability to present educational materials in a clear and concise manner.
  • In addition to English verbal and written skills, candidates may be required to translate, speak and write a language other than English at a colloquial skill level to perform the duties of the position. Some positions may require candidates to possess specific effective communication skills such as, but not limited to, Braille, sign language or another form of manual communication.

Physical Requirements

Employment Conditions

  • Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.

Education Degree

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

Education Major

  • Nursing

Work Hours:  12.5 hours shifts - 3 shifts per week  
Work Location:   
Agency Contact:  JERI.GULLI2@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Health Services  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

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-100version (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.