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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DIRECTOR, NURSING SERVICES 1 - Las Vegas, Caliente, or Elko
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $76,170.24 to  $115,090.56  PAY GRADE: 44
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 Statewide.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Job Class Code: 10.301
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38229
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/05/2019
Close Date: 09/19/2019
Recruiter:
   ASHLEY KOPP
   Phone: (775)684-3471
   Email: axkopp@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 1 Days 16 Hrs 20 Mins
The Position
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 first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is seeking a Director of Nursing (DON) for our Juvenile Services facilities. The position will be located in Las Vegas, NV. The mission of Juvenile Services is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking through education, therapeutic treatment and appropriate medical and mental health services for the youth we serve. As a key member of the Juvenile Services Administration team this position will lead and direct the full-time nursing services for the DCFS Juvenile Justice facilities located in North Las Vegas, Caliente and Elko, Nevada. As such, the position may be located in one of these areas. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. Responsibilities include: performing administrative duties related to the management of direct nursing care; ensuring quality of care with established nursing standards and DCFS nursing policies; developing and implementing policies and procedures concerning nursing operations, safety, and security; stabilization of emergencies while arranging for transport; supervise routine, basic, and minor emergency care provided to youth; and provide direct nursing services when needed. This is a full-time position with an anticipated work schedule of 8a-5p Monday-Friday that includes a variable work agreement with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax!

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 and four years of professional nursing experience in a correctional, medical/surgical, inpatient psychiatric, or residential setting, including two years of experience as a nursing supervisor with responsibility for overseeing the work of professional nursing staff, developing staffing plans, and participating in the development of policies, procedures and budgets; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    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.
    Some positions require a valid driver's license at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Some positions require CPR certification at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe your experience in the development of policies, procedures and budgets including where the experience was gained.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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