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Job Title:  PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - 60036551
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89146 ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89801 SPARKS, NEVADA, US, 89431

Requisition Id:  4738

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-DESERT REGIONAL CENTER 

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

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for multiple positions for Psychiatric Nurse II in various locations across the State of Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program area(s), Rural Regional Services (RRC), Desert Regional Services (DRC), or Sierra Regional Center (SRC).

 

Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept. Positions in this class may have infection control, quality assurance, utilization review, staff  training, admissions, outpatient services and/or other specialized assignments as a primary or secondary duty. This is a professional psychiatric nurse, and incumbents’ function at the journey level.

 

ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers and provides a positive working environment.  The mission of ADSD is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada’s elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. 

 

Based on the Governor’s mandate, effective 8/15/21, any employee who has not received the COVID-19 vaccination, must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing. If not already vaccinated, some positions in ADSD require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination no later than November 1, 2021.  If selected for interview, you will be notified of the requirements pertaining to the position.

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.

 

Informational Notes

  • 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 as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment and must obtain permanent licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing as a condition of continuing employment.

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 State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

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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