APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 47
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.
Directors of Nursing oversee and direct the 24-hour, full-time nursing services for psychiatric, developmentally disabled or correctional patients in facilities providing inpatient, residential, or a combination of inpatient or residential and outpatient services; perform administrative duties related to the management of direct nursing care; or oversee and direct the Community Medication Clinic program of Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
The incumbent promotes effective and efficient quality patient care; develop and interpret policies, procedures, objectives, standards and goals for nursing services; evaluates service delivery; resolve service delivery problems; ensures nursing practices are in compliance with regulatory, community and accreditation standards; integrate nursing services with other functional areas; develop and implement master staffing plans within budget constraints; ensures well defined policies and procedures are established for the safe and secure storage and administration of medications, narcotics and related supplies; and oversees the provisions of services at statewide locations
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 six years of professional nursing experience in an institutional or hospital setting, three years of which included developing policies and procedures, facility staffing plans and budgets, and working with administration as a member of the management team; 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.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.