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Job Title:

Corrections Nurse (RN)

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:





Joliet, Sheridan, Dixon, Pontiac


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Corrections Nurse Trainee
(Registered Nurse)
Starting Salary $59,676
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)
Starting Salary $64,848
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.

Company Information

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion. This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.
Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, and religious oppression.
The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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