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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE TRAINEE - Boulder City (Underfill for Licensed Practical Nurse 2)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $34,681.68 to  $50,508.72  PAY GRADE: 27
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Division: Nevada State Veteran's Home - Boulder City
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.363
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31669
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/08/2017
Recruiter:
   ELISA DIAZ
   Phone: (702)322-6784
   Email: diaze@veterans.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Licensed Practical Nurses provide general or psychiatric practical nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This recruitment is a continuous recruitment for positions as they become available at the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada. Within the Nevada State Veterans Home, the Licensed Practical Nurse Trainee incumbent function as a team member providing direct nursing care to residents on an assigned neighborhood. In addition, this position administers medication and completes therapeutic procedures; provides specialized nursing wound care to residents; and participates in the MDS/Care Planning process; communicates with neighborhood staff, residents, families, visitors and members of the Nevada State Veterans Home treatment team. This is a 24 hour facility; therefore, applicants may be required to work shift work. IV Certification is preferred. Progression to the Licensed Practical Nurse 1 and 2 level may occur upon meeting minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the approval of the appointing authority. Nursing license and CPR certification information must be listed under the Professional License section of your applicant profile.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nevada.
Special Requirements
    CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued 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.
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.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Email
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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