State of Nevada CORRECTIONAL NURSE 1 in Nevada

CORRECTIONAL NURSE 1

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$51,197.76 to

$76,316.40

PAY GRADE: 37

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.

Department: Corrections

Division: Rural

Location: Ely

Job Class Code:

10.319

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 31725

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

Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting.

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

Correctional Nurse I's work under the supervision of the Correctional Nurse III and will consult with them on a regular basis. They will communicate plans with team members by attending nursing meetings and sharing with other team members; assist with team responsibilities and assignments as necessary; use patient problems to plan patient care addressing chief presenting problems incorporating the plan of nursing care into the multidisciplinary treatment plans; collect/document the medical/mental health conditions of patients using appropriate charting protocols; complete health assessments; collect statistical date, tracking current outpatient medications and patient outcome; review inmates to determine need for referrals or assessment; and observe all safety practices at all times.

Staff will follow Nevada Department of Corrections' Personnel Code of Ethic outlined in AR339; observe all safety practices at all times for the safely of self and others; follow Department accident reporting procedures; and comply with all OSHA guidelines.

Staff will be working directly with inmates to carry out nursing care assignments, promote optimal health and patient independence, document problems requiring nursing interventions, document patient teaching needs and discharge planning, communicate care plans to other nurses to maintain continuity of care.

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)

License as a Registered Nurse and one year of professional nursing experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Notes

Probationary employees must successfully complete "pre-service" training (PST) provided by the department.

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

As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, positions are subject to call-back, overtime on short notice, stand-by status, and must work various hours and/or shifts including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

Special Requirements

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

Some positions require a valid driver's license at 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.

Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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