REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - Elgin, IL - Med Surg
Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Posted on: November 19, 2023
REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - Elgin,
ILAgency:----Department of Human Services--
Closing Date/Time: 09/30/2022--
Salary:-- --Anticipated Salary: $5,274 - $7,260 per month --
Job Type: ----Salaried Full Time --
County:-- --Kane --
Number of Vacancies: ----2 --
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), a copy of your
transcripts or diploma for any degrees earned and a copy of any
applicable professional licenses is recommended and should be
uploaded to the Additional Documents section of your application.
Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof
of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) 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 10-81-18360
Position Overview The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire
an independent, highly organized, and detail-oriented Licensed
Registered Nurse for the Elgin Mental Health Center located Elgin,
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 personnel.
- 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 from 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 ability to acquire and maintain Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
Requires the 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:----8:00am - 4:00pm, Rotating days with every other
Forensic Treatment Program
Work Location:--750 S State St Elgin, IL 60123-7612----
Division of Mental Health
Elgin Mental Health Center
Community Psychiatric Staff (1 Vacancy - Brunk)
Central Admissions Service (1 Vacancy - Admissions)
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
--- 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
--- Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon
--- 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year
one of employment)
--- 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 link:
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Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should
follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this
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