Posted 4 weeks ago

Registered Nurse II

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Category: Healthcare


Type: Full Time
Job Title: Registered Nurse II
Agency: Department of Human Services
Opening Date: 5/25/2022
Closing Date/Time: 06/08/2022
Salary: Anticipated Salary: $5,786 – $7,868 per month
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Will
Posting Identification Number: 10-85-15293
Work Hours: 4:30P-12:30A or 12:00A-8:00A
A: 4:30 PM – 12:30 AM; Sunday – Thursday B: 4:30 PM – 12:30 AM; Tuesday – Saturday C: 12:00 AM – 8:00 AM; Sunday – Thursday D: 12:00 AM – 8:00 AM; Tuesday – Saturday
Work Location:
2848 McDonough St., Joliet IL 60431
Division of Mental Health
Joliet Inpatient Treatment Center (JITC) JITC MH Program AOD Office
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Position Overview
Under direction, on an assigned shift at the Joliet Inpatient Treatment Center (JITC) Mental Health (MH) Program, serves as Administrator on Duty (AOD). Provides nursing leadership and gives direction to unit staff; maintains unit coverage; reports unusual incidents to off duty administrative staff; relieves unit Registered Nurses for breaks when indicated; monitors proper implementation of nursing procedures and provides direct assistance on unit and any shift.
Job Responsibilities
1. On an assigned shift at the Joliet Inpatient Treatment Center (JITC) Mental Health (MH) Program, serves as Administrator on Duty (AOD).
2. Monitors nursing coverage on treatment units and deploys staff and authorizes call-backs to maintain adequate coverage.
3. Provides professional nursing care.
4. Prepares shift report for Administrative Staff.
5. Responds to emergency requests for admissions from community hospital emergency rooms or police departments.
6. Identifies staff education and training needs and works with Associate Directors of Nursing (ADONs) to develop follow-up education plans.
7. Completes special projects or reports, as assigned by the Director of Nursing or Hospital Administrator. Attends various facility and Nursing Department committee/workgroup meetings.
8. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.
Minimum Qualifications
1. 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.
2. Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Conditions of Employment
1. Requires the ability to serve on-call on a rotation basis, after business hours, weekend, and holidays.
2. Requires ability to serve on an on-call basis.
3. Requires the ability to obtain the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate.
4. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
5. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
6. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
About the Agency
IDHS’ 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.