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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT 3 - Lead Certified Nursing Assistant
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $32,718.96 to  $47,188.80  PAY GRADE: 24
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 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: 10.368
Announcement Number: 40255
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/23/2020
Close Date: 09/18/2020
   Email: blairv@veterans.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home (SNSVH) is recruiting for a Certified Nursing Assistant 3, Lead Certified Nursing Assistant. The position is geographically located in Boulder City, Nevada. Our mission is to provide skilled nursing services to veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. Our nursing staff-to-resident ratios promote quality patient care and our 'team' approach encourages participation at all levels. "As a team, we all share the responsibility of 'Serving Nevada's Heroes' and we take that responsibility very seriously." - SNSVH Administrator. At the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, incumbents perform the duties described in the series concept and function as a lead worker.
Incumbents provide mentoring & training to newly hired Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) as well as Nursing Assistant Trainees (NAT), which includes familiarizing staff with direct-care protocols, demonstrating how to implement specific treatment procedures, and reporting observations made during shifts to a charge nurse. The incumbent may be asked to provide input on performance evaluations of lower level CNAs and NATs, and act as a liaison between CNAs/NATs and the charge nurse or nurse manager. The Lead CNA may be assigned other duties by the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse that may include oversight & assistance to agency CNAs and CNA students. The Lead CNA, under the direction of the Nurse Manager, will conduct various audits to assure compliance with policy and regulations. This position is also responsible for the assignment of staff to cover the Veterans Home workload. Incumbents may be assigned to float to all neighborhoods of the Veterans Home. SNSVH is a 24-hour facility, therefore shift work may be required. To succeed in this position, the incumbent requires strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational, and time management skills, ability to multi-task and be adaptable. The incumbent will be monitored for punctuality and good attendance. Computer skills and experience in training preferred. Nursing Assistant and CPR (BLS) certification information must be listed under the Professional License/Certification section of your application in order to be considered. 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.

To Qualify:
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 18 months of experience performing work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in an institutional setting; OR 18 months as a Certified Nursing Assistant II in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require current CPR certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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.
Additional Position Criteria
    Pursuant to NRS and CDC guidelines, this position requires screening by the Department's Infection Control Office. Additionally, the Influenza vaccination is a requirement of this position.
    Certification in Basic Life Support is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    This position requires experience utilizing a computer system to access email, complete electronic timesheets and enter resident data in facility software program.
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.
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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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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