REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - Chicago, IL - Med Surg
Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Posted on: January 27, 2023
REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - Chicago,
ILAgency:----Department of Human Services--
Closing Date/Time: 02/03/2023--
Salary:-- --Anticipated Salary: $5,274 - $7,155 per month --
Job Type: ----Salaried Full Time --
County:-- --Cook --
Number of Vacancies: ----7 --
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-- 10-79-22070
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
Chicago, Illinois. This position will be responsible for performing
direct nursing care for people with mental illness.-- The
successful candidate shall demonstrate good oral and written
communication skills, be a self-starter, and be able to carry out
nursing assignments pursuant to the direction of medical
- Utilizing the nursing process, provides professional nursing
care to mentally ill patients on a living unit.
- Provides guidance to lower level staff for adherence to
treatment plans and compliance with applicable operational policies
and procedures, current professional standards of psychiatric
mental health patient care.
- Performs a variety of nursing care functions including
preparing and administering medication, laboratory specimens,
preparing patients for specialized diagnostic testing, providing
Basic Life Support (BLS).
- Consults with physicians and other professional staff regarding
patient treatment and care.
- Monitors the use of appropriate techniques to ensure a safe,
secure therapeutic and sanitary environment of care and general
performance of duties.
- Completes mandatory nursing training requirements and
continuing education workshops and seminars to maintain
- Performs other duties as required or assigned which are
reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
- Requires graduation form an approved nursing education program
resulting in an associate or diploma degree in nursing or a
bachelor's degree in nursing.
- Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of
- This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential
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 left up to 50 pounds unassisted.
Requires basic computer skills.
Requires ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Requires the ability to travel.
Requires basic proficiency in the use of office equipment,
including personal computers.
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:----Various shifts. See below:----
Rotating days off, which includes every other weekend off
(2)-- 11:00p-7:00a, J East
(2)-- 3:00p-11:00p, J East
(3)-- 7:00a-3:00p, J East
Work Location:--4200 N Oak Park Ave Chicago, IL 60634-1417----
Division of Mental Health
Chicago-Read Mental Health Center
Job Family:----Health Services; Social Services----
About the Agency
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
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
- 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
- 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement
- 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
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
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
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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following
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Non-State employees: on --- click "Application Procedures" in the
footer of every page of the website.
Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should
follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this
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
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