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Job Title:

Corrections Nurse

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:





Joliet, Elgin, Sheridan, Dixon, Pontiac


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Corrections Medical Technician
(Licensed Practical Nurse)
Salary $45,804 - $67,848
Under general direction, independently
performs a variety of skilled practical nursing
functions for physically and mentally ill or
mentally handicapped patients in a correctional
health care unit.

Corrections Nurse Trainee
(Registered Nurse)
Salary $55,404 - $75,768
Under immediate supervision for a period of six
to twelve months, participates in an agency
sponsored training program, receiving a
combination of comprehensive classroom and
on-the-job training in the nursing field; receives
training in conforming with established
standards, procedures policies and security
guidelines and providing the full range of
professional nursing services in the care and
treatment of inmate patients in a correctional
facility, in an ambulatory care setting,
including outpatient clinic and infirmary or
students in a juvenile facility.

Corrections Nurse I
(Registered Nurse)
Salary $60,204 - $82,308
Under general supervision and in conformance
with established standards, procedures,
policies and security guidelines, provides full
range of professional nursing services in the
care and treatment of students in a juvenile
setting or inmate patients in a correctional
facility. Responsible for assigned nursing care
activities in an ambulatory care setting
including an outpatient clinic and/or infirmary,
utilizing professional training and expertise in
the field of nursing.

Job Requirements:

Education & Experience
• Must have a current State of Illinois Nursing License (LPN or RN).
• Requires one year of nursing experience.
• These classes are included as an Upward Mobility Program Credential Title.


Benefits for State Employees
State of Illinois employees are eligible for a variety of benefits associated with their employment. From health and dental insurance, to vacation and sick leave
days and a retirement plan, the State of Illinois offers a competitive benefits program for employees.
Note: the above benefits are available to most state employees with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary, part-time and student worker
positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits.
Healthcare Benefits:
The State offers its employees a comprehensive
health and dental program along with a wide array
of supplemental insurance programs.
Retirement Benefits:
In addition to health and dental insurance
programs, state employees are offered a pension
Workplace Benefits:
State employees also have other benefits such a
holidays, maternity leave and sick leave.

Application Instructions:

Please complete a CMS-100 Employment Application.
Applications are available on the Forms page of the website
or at any of the CMS Assessment Centers.
Please contact the CMS Assessment Center nearest to

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