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Charge Nurse

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Charge Nurse
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Posting Duration: 10/8/2018 - 10/22/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

The Charge Nurse supervises direct reports by using independent problem solving skills to initiate and maintain safe, professional, and efficient clinical practices in order to promote an optimal level of health services for the students. Performs duties in accordance with accepted standards of nursing practice and the health service policies and procedures.


Required Qualifications

1. Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in Illinois.

2. Three years of work experience as a Registered Professional Nurse or 2 years work experience as a Registered Professional Nurse with 1 year of supervisory experience.

3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications:

1. Previous direct supervision of a healthcare team such as, LPN, RN, CMA, and medical office staff.
2. Knowledge and experience in local, state, and federal regulatory agencies which impact SHS.
3. Experience working with young adults and working with an interdisciplinary team.
4. Previous experience with supervision of clinical supply demand.
5. Previous experience with evaluating performance of direct reports.
6. Previous experience with developing and/or reviewing policies, procedures, protocols, and /or standing orders.
7. Strong problem solving skills and communication skills.
8. Previous experience in coordination of work assignments for direct reports.
9. Ability to function without direct supervision.





Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Illinois State University- Human Resoures
Contact: Brandy L. O'Grady
Phone Number:
Comments: For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial) and RN license MUST be submitted online in order to receive full consideration for this position. You may upload these documents in the "Optional Documents" section.

Other documentation such as DD214 paperwork must be faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting in order to receive the maximum eligible points:

Fax: 309.438.7421, Attn: Brandy O'Grady
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Please upload a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three business references with name/mailing address/title/phone number.

This is a full-time position on an academic calendar. It will be subject to academic break lay-off (such as spring break, summer break, etc).

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Assistant Director, Employee Accommodations in the Office of Equal Opportunity, Ethics, and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.