Registered Nurse II

Starting Salary: $5,293/month - Maximum Salary: $7,303/month

Excellent Health & Retirement Benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts, Deferred Compensation, Alternative Retirement Formula (Forensic Pay) at some facilities, Shift Differential, 12 Paid Sick Days Per Year, 10 Paid Vacation Days Per Year, 3 Personal Days Per Year.

Minimum Requirements:

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.

Requires licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois.

Knowledges, Skills and Abilities

Requires extensive knowledge of professional nursing principles and procedures and theory.

Requires extensive knowledge of normal and abnormal reactions to various drugs and medications.

Requires thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques utilized in developing educational programs.

Requires ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with patient care staff.

Requires ability to guide, motivate and to orient and educate assigned patient care staff.

Requires ability to present educational materials in a clear and concise manner.

In addition to English verbal and written skills, candidates may be required to translate, speak and write a foreign language at a colloquial skill level. Some positions may require manual communication skills.


Divisions of Mental Health:

Chester Mental Health Center

1315 Lehmen Drive

P.O. Box 31

Chester, Illinois 62233

Phone:  (618) 826-4571 extension 331

Elgin Mental Health Center

750 South State Street

Elgin, Illinois 60123

Phone:  (847) 742-1040 extension 2095 or 2073

Alton Mental Health Center

4500 College Avenue

Alton, Illinois 62002

Phone:  (618) 474-3254

Choate Mental Health Center

1000 North Main Street

Anna, Illinois 62906

Phone:  (618) 833-5161 extension 2522

McFarland Mental Health Center

911 Southwind Road

Springfield, Illinois 62703

Phone:  (217)786-6964

Madden Mental Health Center

1200 South First Avenue

Hines, Illinois 60141

Phone:  (708) 338-7285

Chicago-Read Mental Health Center

4200 North Oak Park Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60634

Phone:  (773) 794-4040 

Division of Developmental Disabilities:

Choate Developmental Center

1000 North Main Street

Anna, Illinois 62906

Phone:  (618) 833-5161 extension 2222

Murray Development Center

1535 West McCord Street

Centralia, Illinois 62801

Phone:  (618) 532-1811 extension 4813

Jack Mabley Developmental Center

1120 Washington Avenue

Dixon, Illinois 61021

Phone:  (815) 288-8340

William W. Fox Developmental Center

134 West Main Street

Dwight, Illinois 60420

Phone:  (815) 584-3347 extension 217

Ann M. Kiley Developmental Center

1401 West Dugdale Road

Waukegan, Illinois 60085

Phone:  (847) 249-0600 extension 206

Ludeman Developmental Center

114 North Orchard Drive

Park Forest, Illinois 60466

Phone:  (708) 283-3015

Shapiro Developmental Center

100 East Jeffery Street

Kankakee, Illinois 60901

Phone:  (815) 939-8223