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NURSE 1 - UNDERFILL - 60024935
Posting Close Date:  N/A

ELY, NEVADA, US, 89301

Requisition Id:  7347





*Pay Grade: GRADE 35 

Salary Range: $61,011.36 - $91,350.00

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 



Phone: 775 289-1218 




Position Description

Nurse I works 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 plan. 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. re accounted for and lost keys or tool are reported immediately to Supply Tech II; observe all safety practices at all times.

They will follow NDOC’s 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. Comply with all OSHA guidelines.

They 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.

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Minimum Qualifications

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


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 Requirements

Some positions require CPR certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Some positions require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment
Pursuant to NRS 284.4006, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

General knowledge of application of the nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation.
General knowledge of universal precautions and infection control techniques and procedures.
General knowledge of medical terminology sufficient to understand doctor's orders.
General knowledge of documentation process.
General knowledge of uses and effects of medications used in nursing.
General knowledge of operation and use of medical equipment in the practice setting.
General knowledge of nutrition and personal hygiene as applied to patientcare.
General knowledge of human growth and development.
General knowledge of routine laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures.
Ability to interview patients to elicit a health history, symptoms and/or complaints.
Ability to clinically assess the basic health status of a patient.
Ability to develop, implement and evaluate a nursing care plan.
Ability to prepare and maintain medical records, charts and reports.
Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.
Ability to provide health education to individuals and families.
Ability to provide emergency medical treatment as required.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with supervisors, staff, patients and families
Ability to delegate appropriate assignments to subordinate staff

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.


Nearest Major Market: Nevada