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REGISTERED NURSE II - Chicago, IL - Med Surg

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

REGISTERED NURSE II - Chicago, ILAgency:----Department of Human Services--
Opening Date:-- 01/23/2023
Closing Date/Time: 02/03/2023--
Salary:-- --Anticipated Salary: $5,927 - $8,059 per month --
Job Type: ----Salaried Full Time --
County:-- --Cook --
Number of Vacancies: ----1 --
Plan/BU: ----RC023 --
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 employee career portal.
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 eligibility. 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: 10-79-22470
Position Overview The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire an independent, highly organized, and detail-oriented Licensed Registered Nurse for the Chicago-Read Mental Health Center located in Chicago, Illinois. This position will be responsible for performing direct nursing care for people with mental illness on an assigned shift. The successful candidate shall demonstrate a valid Illinois License and 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

  • Utilizing the nursing process, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of nursing care for patients receiving health care services on an assigned shift. --
  • Serves as designated lead worker to lower level staff.
  • Provides report to staff and to oncoming lead worker to ensure continuity of care.
  • Participates in meetings and discussions with clinical, medical, administrative and other staff.
  • Monitors the use of appropriate techniques to ensure a safe, secure therapeutic and sanitary environment of care and general performance of duties.
  • Completes mandatory training requirements and participates in continuing education workshops and seminars to maintain age and disability specific professional competency through observation and evaluation.
    Attends ongoing education programs mandatory and optional in-service programs
    Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

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

    Conditions of Employment
  • Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays on a rotation basis.
  • Requires the ability to serve on an on-call basis.
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
  • Requires ability to travel.
  • Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  • Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
  • Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

    Work Hours:----3:00pm - 11:00pm, Rotating days off with every other weekend off.----
    Work Location:--4200 N Oak Park Ave Chicago, IL 60634-1417----
    Division of Mental Health
    Chicago-Read Mental Health Center
    Agency Contact:----
    Job Family:----Health Services; Social Services----
    About the Agency:
    The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need 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)

      For more information about our benefits please follow this link:
      Use the "Apply" button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.
      If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.--
      State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees - a link is available at the top left of the-- homepage in the blue ribbon.--
      Non-State employees should log in on the using the "View Profile" link in the top right of the-- homepage in the blue ribbon.-- If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.
      If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:
      State employees: Log in to the for State employees and review the
      Non-State employees: on --- click "Application Procedures" in the footer of every page of the website.
      The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your "junk mail", "spam", or "other" folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:



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