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REGISTERED NURSE II

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:  Nov 24, 2021
Location: 

Quincy, IL, US, 62301-1355

Job Requisition ID:  9815

 Agency:  Department of Veterans' Affairs

Date Posted: November 29th, 2021
Closing Date/Last Day to apply: 12/10/2021 
Salary:  $5,702.00 - $7,753.00   Anticipated Salary: $5,702.00
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time  
County:  Adams  
Number of Vacancies:  2  
Plan/BU:  RC023  

Department:  Nursing/Hammond

Work Hours:  Rotating Schedule/6:45am-7:15pm  
Work Location: 1707 N 12th St Quincy, IL 62301-1355  
Agency Contact: Brittany Heinecke 

Email: Brittany.Heinecke@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-640-2480

Job Function:  Health Services  

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.

Posting Identification Number 34-120-22-054-9815

                                                    34-120-22-053-9815

 

Job Responsibilities

Under direction of the nursing supervisor and in accordance with established standards and policies, assigns, reviews, coordinates and participates in resident care activities; serves as lead worker on assigned shift and unit. Plans, implements and updates care plans for residents; monitors adherence to resident care and treatment plans; coordinates staff assignments.

  1. Serves as lead worker on assigned shift and unit; assigns and reviews work assignments of staff; provides guidance and training to assigned staff; advises immediate supervisor regarding work performance of staff.
  2. In accordance with established standards and policies, assigns, reviews, coordinates and participates in resident care activities. Serves as facility unit coordinator to all nursing personnel on shift, as assigned by supervisor. . Provides professional nursing care and treatment to residents using assessment skills and clinical knowledge, carries out physician orders and documents care provided. Communicates with nursing staff on other shifts to assure continuity of care. Communicates pertinent information regarding resident condition and needs to medical provider and personnel management and resident care to nursing supervisor. Maintains contact with resident families as required.
  3. Ensures proper maintenance of medical charts and clinical records for residents.  Uses computer to order lab tests prescribed by medical provider and maintain records/forms according to facility policy.
  4. Plans and participates in care plan meetings; plans, implements and updates care plans for residents; coordinates resident care activities; serves as a resource for other staff members
  5. Orders and dispenses prescribed medications, treatments, diets and medical supplies; completes appropriate forms.
  6. Prepares nursing personnel assignments; details staff as needed.
  7. Participates on various committees to improve standards of nursing care. Conducts or assists with in-service training classes/ward conferences for resident care staff.

 

 

(Job Responsibilities continued)

 

8.  Recommends and/or orders supplies and maintains equipment; advises nursing supervisor of equipment and supplies needed

9.  Follows and supports the philosophy, objectives, policies and standards of nursing service and the facility.
10.  Responds to calls in a crisis situation.

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

 

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.

 

Employment Conditions

 

  • Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
  • Requires the ability to successfully complete a criminal background check
  • Requires the ability to successfully complete a drug screen and physical
  • Requires ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related conditions of employment
  • Requires the ability to work voluntary and mandatory overtime

 

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.

Work Hours:  Rotating Schedule/6:45am-7:15pm  
Work Location: 1707 N 12th St Quincy, IL 62301-1355  
Agency Contact:
 

Brittany Heinecke

Email: Brittany.Heinecke@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-640-2480

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

This position [DOES NOT] contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).

 

 

 

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