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Job Title:

Licensed Practical Nurse I/II

Job Post ID:



State of Illinois

Posted Until:



Depends on Qualifications




Other Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Under direct supervision of the residential supervisor, performs a variety of practical nursing functions on an assigned shift; provides direct care based on a resident's nursing plan of care; assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of residents; administers medication and assists in the maintenance of clinical records.

Job Requirements:

Requires an Illinois license as a practical nurse. Requires working knowledge of practical nursing techniques. Requires ability to maintain a therapeutic attitude toward an effective relationship with physically and developmentally disabled patients. Requires ability to lift and carry heavy loads including residents, wheelchairs, medical equipment attached to residents, etc. Requires ability to clearly communicate verbally and in written form.


State of Illinois employees may be eligible for a variety of benefits associated with their employment. From a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, to vacation and sick leave days and a generous retirement plan, the State of Illinois offers a competitive benefits program for state employees. To learn more about the benefits of state employment, please explore the links below:

Healthcare Benefits:
The State offers its employees a comprehensive health and dental program along with a wide array of supplemental insurance programs. Illinois has long been committed to providing employees with the best possible insurance benefits at the greatest possible value.

Retirement Benefits:
In addition to health and dental insurance programs, state employees are offered a generous pension program with options that can be tailored to meet employees' needs.

Workplace Benefits:
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits such as holidays, annual leave and sick leave.

Visit our Illinois Benefits website to see a more detailed summary of other benefits which are available to state 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.

Company Information

Anticipated Monthly Starting Salary: $3,197 - $4,469
Current Bargaining Unit Employees: CBA Language Applies
Full Bargaining Unit Monthly Salary Range: $3,197 - $4,469

Hours of work will vary based upon operational needs and available shifts.
1st Shift: 6:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
2nd Shift: 2:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
3rd Shift: 10:00 p.m. - 6:15 a.m.
*LPN's receive a 45 minute unpaid lunch break

IDHS - Murray Development Center
1535 W. McCord St. Centralia, IL 62801
Clinton County

Trisha Shipley or Kristy Adams, Personnel Office
Ph. (618) 532-1811 ext. 4813 or 4815
Fax: (618) 545-0466
Email: or

Application Instructions:

This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).