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PAY GRADE: 22
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
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Certified Nursing Assistants perform basic restorative services and basic nursing services related to the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, basic mental health and protection of patient rights.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Potential duties will include patient care in an inpatient infirmary, assisting medical practitioners on rounds and clinics, assembling charts for new intakes, and specialized assignments as directed by the Charge Nurse or Director of Nursing Services. The incumbent must function well in a team environment with a culturally diverse work force. This position is typically assigned 10 hour shifts on day shift, although this is subject to change depending upon the needs of the medical department.
The incumbent will care for cognitively impaired individuals; take and record vital signs; measure and record height and weight; care for the environment of the patient; measure and record the intake and output of fluids and food; observe and report signs and symptoms of illness or injury; perform procedures for noninvasive elimination; handle the collection of specimens; and application of dressings. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and six months of experience performing work as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant Trainee; OR six months as a Certified Nursing Assistant I in Nevada State service. The six months of job related experience may be part of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant training program.
Probationary employees working for the Department of Corrections must successfully complete the required hours of "pre-service" training provided by the department.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment for the Certified Nursing Assistant I, II and III.
Some positions require current CPR certification 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.