Nurse I Staff (Extended)

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Primary Function

This is a 10-month, full time position

The Staff Nurse I performs a range of nursing duties, including communication with school teachers and student families about health protocols for participants in the outdoor education program, maintaining accurate documentation of guest health needs and care provided, and coordinating patient care and making nursing decisions based on the general health status of individuals seeking care.
Duties and Responsibilities (generally)

The Staff Nurse I is responsible for communication and promotion of health and safety at the campus, particularly related to the outdoor education program. In addition, the Staff Nurse I coordinates and directs patient care for participants of the outdoor education program, and maintains the materials, space, and documentation needed to complete tasks related to patient care and communication.
Minimum Required Qualifications for this position

1. Eligibility for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation.
Specialty Factors (Additional Required Qualifications)

Education and Experience Preferred

1. Certification in First Aid, CPR, AED, and the administration of auto-injected epinephrine or willingness to achieve certification if hired
2. Pediatric nursing experience
3. Experience using Microsoft applications (O365 applications, Word, Excel, Outlook)
List the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to the performance of this position.

1. Strong verbal and written communication skills
2. Friendly and personable demeanor
3. Ability to communicate with and relate to children of varying ages and abilities
4. Ability to keep complete and detailed records of patient care
5. Ability to use Microsoft applications for communication and record keeping
6. Desire and willingness to be a team player
Working Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00-3:00 pm,
Minimum Pay Rate (Hourly or Monthly)
$15.00 per hour
Hiring Rate Information

Actual hiring rate is commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity; position includes a robust benefits package to eligible applicants.

Posting Date
06/14/2021
Closing Date
07/20/2021
Priority Review Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position, however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience.




  • If you have education and/or training in excess of what is required, we encourage you to upload your unofficial transcripts.


  • After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this particular position.


  • Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from jobs@niu.edu and CivilServiceTesting@niu.edu. Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.


  • We STRONGLY recommend that contact information used in your online profile be personal use, not professional/work information: personal email address, home address, and phone numbers. The information you provide is used to make contact on search updates, department referrals and interviews, etc. We must be able to relay sensitive and important information in a way that protects your privacy concerning job search activity, now and in the future.


  • The Civil Service examination for this classification is a Credentials Assessment, and is based on your application materials as submitted for this posting. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.


  • If eligible for Veteran’s Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application in order to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.


  • Click on Staff Nurse I for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.




  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


Link to Department Homepage
Lorado Taft Campus
Physical Demands

Ability to walk short distances, usually on sidewalks, but occasionally over challenging terrain. Ability to perform CPR or other physically demanding first aid and patient care activities, which could include assisting in lifting a patient into or out of a vehicle. Ability to visually and auditorialy observe patients and environment to assess needs and determine course of care.
EEO Statement

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu
815-753-5560
Is Background Check Required
Yes
Visa Policy

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form . For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Education ( AAEOE ) at ada@niu.edu .

Clery Act Information

NIU provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu/clery or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.niu.edu/clery/fire_report.pdf or by contacting the Environmental Health and Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

Quick Link
https://employment.niu.edu/postings/57343
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you eligible for or do you currently possess licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation? (Please upload license/license eligibility for license as part of your application materials)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Select the answer that best describes your work experience demonstrating nursing procedures and techniques to assure staff's ability to render effective care. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
    • No work experience not directly related to the job function described.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently.
  3. Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Select the answer that best describes your work experience programming and setting priorities for the administration of nursing care for a patient group; establishing nursing care goals, formulating patient care plans; administering patient care with a high degree of skill. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
    • No work experience not directly related to the job function described.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently.
  5. Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Select the answer that best describes your work experience in crisis intervention on triaged patients; making therapeutically sound decision in physician's absence based on physician's plan of care and treatment and institution's protocol; seeing patients in crises; implementing treatment modality. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
    • No work experience not directly related to the job function described.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently.
  7. Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Select the answer that best describes your work experience monitoring medication by evaluating medication effectiveness and patient's response; observing for side effects and/or allergic reactions; adjusting and regulating medication under physician's direction; administering medication (oral or parenteral); calling in medication prescriptions to pharmacy; managing medication records; reviewing physician orders; transcribing orders onto chart and/or recording progress and activity notes; providing supportive counseling. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
    • No work experience not directly related to the job function described.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently.
  9. Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Select the answer that best describes your work experience motivating nursing personnel to follow plans and recognize the relationship of each aspect of care to ultimate goals for individual patient or patient group; selecting and delegating patient care assignments including consideration of staff capacity and special patient needs. Employer Name and Employment Dates must be provided below.
    • No work experience not directly related to the job function described.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed under guidance.
    • My work experience relevant to the job function described was performed independently.
  11. Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of at least 3 References
Optional Documents
  1. Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  2. Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  3. Certifications/Licensure #1
  4. Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  5. Transcripts #3 (unofficial with official required at hire)


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