PLEASE BE ADVISED that this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Cook County and the National Nurses Organizing Committee. Pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement, Cook County will exhaust internal eligible applicants prior to considering external applicants. Cook County is assembling a list of qualified candidates for this position that will be considered should the position not be filled with internal eligible applicants.
LOCATION: JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENCTION CENTER (JTDC) - 1100 S. HAMILTON AVE., CHICAGO, IL 60612
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
The Advanced Practice Nurse – Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric Nurse) provides primary psychiatric assessment and management of patients with co-morbid medical disease and mental illness. As an independent Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in the State of Illinois, provides initial psychiatric consultations in all settings in the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC). The APN will assess and manage using advance diagnostic skills, interpreting results, and prescribing psychotropic medications as approved by the medical staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Mustbe licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment.
Mustbe licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse or have the ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment.
Mustobtain a DEA license within six (6) months of hire. (If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview).
Mustobtain an IL Controlled Substance License within six (6) months of hire. (If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview).
Master's degree in Advanced Practice Nursing with a concentration in the field of Psychiatric Nursing is required. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview).
Mustbe certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). (Must provide proof at time of interview).
A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in the area of Psychiatry is required.
Local travel is required, must possess a valid driver's license and insured vehicle or otherwise provide an acceptable and reliable means of transportation. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.