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Job Title:  PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - 60035901
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89146

Requisition Id:  1440

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH 

Business Unit: HR-SO NEV ADULT MENTAL HEALTH 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 39 

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

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: NICOLE PEEK 

Phone:  775 684-0129 

Email: Nicole.p@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health (SNAMHS) is recruiting for multiple Psychiatric Nurse 2 positions at Rawson Neal Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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.

 

Dynamic work responsibilities include assessing and identifying patient health care needs; making comprehensive clinical observations and evaluations; prepare nursing care plans; administering medications as prescribed by a physician or designee; and monitoring patients for medication side effects and/or allergic reaction. This position will also provide crisis intervention; help develop safety plan recommendations for patients; actively participate in a multidisciplinary team managing a wide variety of patients and diagnoses; and ensure compliance with CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations and SNAMHS policies.

 

These are full-time positions that may include weekend and holiday shifts. Incumbents will be working an innovative variable schedule with overtime after 40 hours in a week. Some positions may be eligible for an additional 5% Shift Differential pay.

 

These positions require completion of respirator fit testing and completion of Certification in Crisis Prevention Institute. SNAMHS provides continual on-going training and education to our staff, including paid release time for attending approved trainings and the availability of on-site CEUs. Incumbent must keep license, CPR certification, and Nevada Driver's License current.

 

SNAMHS provides an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), yearly accrual of 15 days of annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and no city, county, state, or social security tax.  

 

Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept.  To view the full class specification visit:  https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10-306spc.pdf

 

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 1 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 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.

 

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
CPR certification 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.
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.
This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
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.

 

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 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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