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Job Title:  PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - 60020400
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

INDIAN SPRINGS, NEVADA, US, 89070

Requisition Id:  9742

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - 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 CORRECTIONS

Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

Business Unit: HR-PRISON MEDICAL CARE 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 39 

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

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: NAGIA ENNOLS 

Phone:  725 216-6789 

Email: NENNOLS@DOC.NV.GOV 

 

 

Position Description

This is position is located at High Desert State Prison (HDSP), in Indian Springs, NV.

Psychiatric Nurses provide professional nursing care to individuals with developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or social, emotional and/or behavioral disorders, in an institution or out-patient setting in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. This position requires a high level of independency. Candidate must also be reliable, have excellent communication skills and able to apply their critical thinking, assessment, intervention and evaluation skills to be able to make quick but accurate medical decisions. RN must be able to work under pressure, be able to adjust to change and be able to work well as a part of a health care team.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Job duties include: collecting and documenting data about Mental Health Unit patients per protocol, and chart using DAP format, help client modify or eliminate those that are dysfunctional, and employ principles of: 1) communication 2) interviewing techniques 3)problem solving 4) crisis intervention.

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • "Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which included working in a facility or institution with individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities; OR one year of experience as a Psychiatric Nurse I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above."

 

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

CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
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.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

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: Las Vegas