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REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - Elgin, IL - Med Surg

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Location: Elgin
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Job Description:

REGISTERED NURSE I (UPWARD MOBILITY) - Elgin, IL
Agency: - -Department of Human Services -
Opening Date: -09/19/2022

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 -
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This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
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All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.
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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.
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Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.
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Posting Identification Number
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.
Job Responsibilities


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

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 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 Illinois.


      • This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

        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.

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          Work Hours: - -8:00am - 4:00pm, Rotating days with every other weekend off. - -
          Forensic Treatment Program
          Work Location: -750 S State St Elgin, IL - -
          Division of Mental Health
          Elgin Mental Health Center
          Community Psychiatric Staff (1 Vacancy - Brunk)
          Central Admissions Service (1 Vacancy - Admissions)
          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.
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          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)

          --- 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years

          --- Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)

          --- 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 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:
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          APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
          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 -Non-State employees should log in on the using the "View Profile" link in the top right of the -If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:
          State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid
          Non-State employees: on Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this title.
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          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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