DOC Menard CC Nursing Supervisor

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Date:  Jul 8, 2024

Menard, IL, US, 62259

Job Requisition ID:  39612

Agency:  Department of Corrections - Menard Correctional Center

Position Title: Public Service Administrator Option 8N
Closing Date/Time:  08/05/2024 11:59pm
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary $7,660; Anticipated Starting Salary Range: $7,660-$8,750/month 
Job Type:  Salaried 
County:  Randolph 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Supervisory Exclusion RC063


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Posting Identification Number 39612

Position Overview

This position serves as a Nursing Supervisor to staff in all phases of the Health Care delivery unit, laboratory, radiology and nursing programs at the Menard Correctional Center. The incumbent will work as a full-line supervisor to 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 Nursing Supervisor will assist with the monthly reports, have open communication with the Office of Health Services, assist with COI data collection and studies, as well as audit completion. Menard Correctional Center was established on the banks of the Mississippi River in 1878. The maximum­ security facility changes in elevation over 200 feet and includes more than 2,600 acres with 41 acres enclosed by perimeter. The facility is comprised of 155 buildings totaling 1,294,000 square feet. Menard is the state's largest maximum-security adult male facility. The center consists of five housing units, a receiving and orientation unit, segregation unit and a health care unit. Also included is the Menard medium-security unit. We invite all qualified applicants to apply.

Essential Functions

  1. Directs, coordinates, and provides guidelines to staff in all phases of the Health Care delivery unit, laboratory, radiology, and nursing programs.
  2. Serves as full line supervisor.
  3. Provides direction, assistance on nursing treatments and procedures.
  4. Schedules special clinics and reviews lines for proper care and follow-up.
  5. Monitors all specialty referrals approved by Medical Director both to outside medical specialists and to on-site specialty clinics.
  6. Assist the Healthcare Unit Administrator (HCUA) with collection of appropriate data and submit in the form of a Monthly Report to the Warden's office.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college.
  2. Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
  3. Prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible Registered Nursing experience.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Employment Conditions

  1. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification.
  2. 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.

About the Agency

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.


As a IDOC employee, you are entitled to a robust benefits package that includes:

  • Flexible work schedules in some program areas (flexible time and hybrid options)
  • Health, life, vision and dental insurance
  • 12 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Pension Plan – vesting at 10 years for Tier II
  • Full 20-year retirement awards free health insurance during retirement
  • Deferred compensation and other pre-tax benefits programs
  • Paid state holidays 13-14 days annually
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
  • Personal, sick, and vacation rates modified for 12-hour work schedules. (As applicable.)
  • Employee Assistance Program and/or mental health resources
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Work Hours:  3:00pm - 11:00pm, Monday through Friday with Sat/Sun off 
Work Location: 711 East Kaskaskia St, Menard, Illinois, 62259 
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Posting Group: Health Services ; Leadership & Management 


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