APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
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.
Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff, or they coordinate and provide statewide health-related training programs.
This position is assigned to the Regional Medical Facility and requires the candidate to supervise the Infirmary night shift and function as the House Supervisor for the Assisted Living Unit (ACU) and Mental Health Unit (MHU). The incumbent is responsible for employee evaluations, staff scheduling and overseeing patient care. The work hours are 6 pm to 6 am and the work days are variable depending on staffing needs. As Supervisor, the selected candidate may be considered for future supervisory openings within the Regional Medical facility at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
License as a Registered Nurse and three years of professional nursing experience in a correctional or institutional setting; 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.
Probationary employees must successfully complete "pre-service" training (PST) provided by the department.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, positions are subject to call-back, overtime on short notice, stand-by status, and must work various hours and/or shifts including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
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.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
CPR certification 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.