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Work Location: Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652
Agency: Department of Human Services
Opening Date: 9/08/2023
Closing Date: 9/25/2023
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $5,927 - $8,059 per month. ($71,124 - $96,708 per year) 
Work Hours: 10:45pm - 7:00am; Rotating Schedule every other weekend off  
Week 1:  off Sunday, off Wednesday
Week 2: off Monday, off Saturday
Week 3:  off Sunday, off Wednesday
Week 4:  off Monday, off Saturday
Work Location: 1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652  
Job Type: Salaried Full Time 
County: Union
Number of Vacancies: 1

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position. While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in ineligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended. Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 10-80-29550

Position Overview
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire an independent, highly organized, and detail-oriented licensed Registered Nurse for the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center located in Anna, Illinois. This position will be responsible for performing direct nursing care for people with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, including providing work-related guidance, instruction, and explanation to lower-level direct care support staff on an assigned shift.  The successful candidate shall demonstrate a good oral and written communication skills, be a self-starter, and be able to carry out nursing assignments pursuant to the direction of medical personnel.

Job Responsibilities 
1. Provides professional nursing care services on assigned shift.
2. Provides work-related guidance, instruction, and explanation to lower-level direct care support staff on an assigned shift in the care of individuals, injury reduction, health and safety, hygiene, treatment, procedures, and the use of equipment.
3. Serves as designated lead worker to lower-level staff.
4. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.
5. Sets up, operates, and monitors special equipment.
6. Prepares and maintains medical records and histories.
7. Serves as Center-Wide medical/nursing resource during the absence of other professional nursing personnel on the assigned shift.
8. Serves as a Center Float Nurse for medication administration on an assigned shift; on-call rotation, as assigned.
9. 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 two (2) years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience;
          OR (b) a bachelor’s degree in nursing and one (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. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays on a rotation basis.
2. Requires the ability to serve on an on-call basis.
3. Requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
4. Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
5. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers and basic computer skills.
6. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others.
7. Requires ability to travel.
8. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
9. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
10. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
*The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

About the Agency:
The 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.

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
A Pension Program
Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
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, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)
13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

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