State of Nevada NURSE 1 in Nevada

NURSE 1

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$48,337.20 to

$71,806.32

PAY GRADE: 35

For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.

In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.

JOB INFORMATION

Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Location: Ely

Job Class Code:

10.358

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 31726

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

06/19/2017

Recruiter:

MARJALISA

ROBERTS

Phone: (775)289-1218

Email: mbroberts@doc.nv.gov

Applications accepted

until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

The Position

Registered Nurses provide general or specialized professional nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.

Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

The Nurse I will be under the immediate supervision of a Correctional Nurse II to acquire the skills and experience in performing the duties of a Correctional Nurse. Correctional Nurses coordinate health services and treatment and collaborate with professional staff to ensure optimum patient care. They will administer medication intravenously, subcutaneously, intramuscularly, topically and orally as prescribed by a physician or designees; ensure correct time, dosage and route of administration; count controlled medications to ensure security; monitor patient for medication side effects and/or allergic reactions; assist in physical examinations and diagnostic testing; obtain samples for laboratory tests; and perform assigned laboratory tests. Staff will provide emergency medical treatments required to stabilize the patient's condition and prevent more serious complications.

To see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-100/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse; OR an Interim Permit issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.

Special Notes

Per NRS 632.305, the Nevada State Board of Nursing may, after verifying that an applicant meets all licensure requirements, issue an Interim Permit authorizing the applicant to practice nursing until the results of their examination for licensure are received. The Interim Permit is for a period not to exceed 90 days and is immediately revoked if a candidate fails the examination. Passing the licensure examination is a requirement for continuing employment. Any person working under the authority of an Interim Permit may not represent himself or herself as a licensed registered nurse.

A Bachelor's degree in nursing is equivalent to a diploma or Associate's degree in nursing and one year of experience.

Out of state applicants must have a temporary license issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment.

Special Requirements

CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

INFORMATIONAL LINKS

For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

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Email

Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management

Northern Nevada

209 East Musser Street,

Room 101

Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management

Southern Nevada

555 East Washington Avenue,

Suite 1400

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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