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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,969.60 to  $91,642.32  PAY GRADE: 41
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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Job Class Code: 10.376
Announcement Number: 25366
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/10/2015
Close Date: 04/19/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Community Health Nurses provide professional nursing services requiring licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and/or Registered Nurse in clinics, homes, schools and other community settings.
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 MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
Rural Community Health Services (RCHS) is looking for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) for our Community Health Nursing (CHN) program. We have CHN clinics throughout rural and frontier Nevada (Battle Mountain, Dayton, Ely, Fallon, Fernley, Hawthorn, Lovelock, Pahrump, Panaca, Silver Springs, Tonopah, Winnemucca, and Yerington). Depending on the successful applicant's preference, this position may be housed at any of our CHN locations. Community Health Nurses provide professional nursing services, health assessments, immunizations, diagnosis and treatment plans; provide family planning services; perform various tests such as pregnancy, tuberculosis, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases and communicable disease; perform laboratory procedures; responds to positive reportable disease testing with contact investigation; order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests and reports; performs health assessments and screenings; maintain relationships with community partners; collaborate with health care providers and county representatives; and supervise professional and administrative employees. Our community health nursing program provides a full spectrum of public health and safety services.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada, certification as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner or Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, and three years of professional nursing experience in a community health setting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    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.
Additional Position Experience
    Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure through the Nevada State Board of Nursing
    Current Healthcare Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
    Current pharmacy license through the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy.
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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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