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Job Title:  LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 2 - WOUND CARE

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 2 - WOUND CARE - 60021152
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

BOULDER CITY, NEVADA, US, 89005

Requisition Id:  10115

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 2 - WOUND CARE - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES

Division: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES 

Business Unit: HR-OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 31 

Salary Range: $43,346.88 - $63,746.64 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: BLANCHE DIEKET 

Phone:  775 825-9764 

Email: dieketb@veterans.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

Licensed Practical Nurses provide general or psychiatric practical nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse 2 for the Infection Control/Wound Care program. This position will provide wound and skin treatments to residents; administer medications; participate in the MDS/Care Planning process; maintain effective communication regarding wound/skin status with physicians, nursing staff, residents, and resident representatives.  In the event of a staffing challenge, this position may be required to float as assigned to work as a charge or medication nurse.  The position also has Infection Control Liaison duties including, but not limited to participation in new hire orientation and assisting with staff and resident immunizations. This is a 24-hour facility; therefore, applicants may be required to work shift work. Work experience in a skilled nursing facility with wound care is preferred.

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nevada and two years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse, one year of which was providing nursing care to inmates in a correctional setting, individuals with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities, or patients in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (e.g., convalescent or nursing home).

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.

 

Special Notes

  • Must be able to work weekends

 

Special Requirements

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

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 


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