COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSE 2
- Fallon, Battle Mountain, Dayton, Fernley, Hawthorne and Pahrump
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
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.
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 work independently with little or no additional training.
Community Health Services is recruiting for several full-time Community Health Nurse 2 positions in our Fallon, Battle Mountain, Dayton, Fernley, Hawthorne, and Pahrump locations. Community Health Nurses provide professional nursing care to clients in the community setting. Incumbents provide reproductive health services for men and women, identify and treat communicable disease, conduct health screenings, and analyze and interpret test results. Community Health Nurses conduct infant and child health assessments and counseling, perform physical and developmental screenings and adminster immunizations. Incumbents consult and collaborate with organizations and agencies in the community to encourage health, wellness and disease prevention through a variety of settings. The sucessful candidate will also participate in hospital preparedness, attend Board of health and Local Emergency Preparedness Meetings as a community partner.
Please indicate on your application which of our locations you would like to work in.
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 was in a public health setting; OR one year of experience as a Community Health Nurse I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education, licensure and experience as described above.
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.
Licensure from the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment.
A valid driver's license 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.