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State of Illinois Is Hiring A Licensed Practical Nurse II (upward Mobility)

Agency : Department of Human Services Opening Date: 05/30/2024 Closing Date/Time: 06/12/2024 Salary: Anticipated Salary (Eff 7/1/24) $4,346-$5,859/month ($52,152-$70,308/year) Job Type: Salaried County: Union Number of Vacancies: 1 Plan/BU: RC009 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 illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors 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 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 38187 Position Overview The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Licensed Practical Nurse II for the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center located in Anna, Illinois to perform a variety of practical nursing functions. Provides direct nursing care based on an individual's nursing plan of care. Assists with the admission, transfer, and discharge of individual. Administers medication; and assists in the maintenance of clinical records. Job Responsibilities Performs a variety of practical nursing functions. Observes and records individuals' symptoms, injuries, and illnesses. Implements interventions, including steps in progressive limit setting, e.g., verbal, redirection, restraints. Provides nursing input to interdisciplinary team. Attends mandatory training and in-service training/workshops to facilitate the development and refinement of therapeutic skills. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. Minimum Qualifications Requires Illinois license as a practical nurse. Requires one year of practical nursing experience. This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title. Conditions of Employment Requires ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others. Requires ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays. Requires ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers. Requires the ability to travel in the performance of job duties. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law. All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description. Work Hours: 10:45pm-7am Tuesday, Thursday, & Every Other Weekend off Wk 1: off Tuesday and Saturday Wk 2: off Sunday and Thursday Wk 3: off Tuesday and Saturday Wk 4: off Sunday and Thursday DDS/Nursing Work Location: 1000 N Main St, Anna, Illinois, 62906-1652 Division of Developmental Disabilities Choate Mental Health & Developmental Center DD Nursing Services Agency Contact: DHS.HiringUnitIllinois.gov Posting Group: 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 & part-time work schedules (as applicable) 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position) 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP) GI Bill Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only) For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx This title is within the Upward Mobility Program. General Program information can be found by clicking on the Upward Mobility Program link or for specific title information at UMP Title Descriptions. There are three categories of UMP titles: 1) certificate titles which require passing a written proficiency exam; 2) credential titles which require the possession of a specified college degree and/or licensure; and 3) dual titles for which a certificate may be earned by following either the certificate or credential pathway. 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 Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. Non-State employees should log in on the using the "View Profile" link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com 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 career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com - click "Application Procedures" in the footer of every page of the website. State employees should include temporary assignment in the application profile. Temporary assignment verification forms can be uploaded to the Additional Documents section. State employees participating in the Upward Mobility program for this title should include applicable UMP grade information in the Upward Mobility Program section of the candidate profile. UMP grades can be uploaded to the Additional Documents section. 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). 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