APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 39
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Registered Nurses provide general or specialized professional 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 advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This recruitment is a continuous recruitment for positions as they become available at the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada.
This position is responsible for the management of the nursing units to include resident care and personnel management. Manage the required documentation and assessment of each resident, provide leadership by organizing and assigning work duties to team members, provide education, respond to assessments and develop and modify resident care plans and provide timely input and updates to MDS Coordinator, communicate pertinent information about residents to appropriate individuals. Incumbents assist with ensuring and monitoring adequate staff levels, and perform duties of House Supervisor when assigned.
This is a 24- hour facility; therefore, applicants may be required to work shift work. This position is located in Boulder City. Work experience in a skilled nursing facility is preferred.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse and two years of professional nursing experience, one year of which included providing patient care in a skilled nursing facility (e.g., convalescent or nursing home), hospital or home healthcare services; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A Bachelor's degree in nursing is equivalent to a diploma or associate's degree in nursing and one year of experience.
Per NRS 632.305, the Nevada State Board of Nursing may, after verifying that an applicant meets all licensure requirements, issue an Interim Permit authorizing the applicant to practice nursing until the results of their examination for licensure are received. The Interim Permit is for a period not to exceed 90 days and is immediately revoked if the candidate fails the examination. Any person working under the authority of an Interim Permit may not represent themselves as a licensed registered nurse. Passing the licensure examination is a requirement for continuing employment in the Nurse I Class.
Out of state applicants must have a temporary license issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment.
CPR certification 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.
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.
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.