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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
REGISTERED NURSE 5 - Nurse Manager
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $66,628.08 to  $100,161.36  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.
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: 10.352
Announcement Number: 40333
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/15/2020
Close Date: 08/05/2020
   Phone: (775)825-9764
   Email: cosentinoc@veterans.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Registered Nurses provide general or specialized professional nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.
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 Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home, is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse 5, Nurse Manager. This position is geographically located in Boulder City, Nevada. The Southern Nevada State Veterans Home is a 180-bed community for veterans, spouses and Gold Star parents. Our home offers skilled nursing services and a variety of programs including Alzheimer's and dementia care to enhance the overall quality of life. Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing Services, this position manages a 60-bed nursing neighborhood within the Home. Duties include, but are not limited to: coordinating resident care in accordance with regulatory requirements; participating in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings and resident/family care conferences; contributing in the quality assurance (QA) process of the Home; staffing budgeted hours; assisting and relieving other nurse managers; acting as house supervisor as needed; investigating complaints; participating in the interview and orientation hiring processes; evaluating the performance of assigned staff; reviewing NEATS timesheets vs KRONOS for accuracy and applying approval; teaching in-services and skill fairs; and other related duties as assigned.
This is a 24-hour facility therefore, applicants may be required to work variable hours and shifts. This position may require working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. **Please ensure your application reflects your current nursing license information. This should be included in the "license" section of your application.** 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.***

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 three years of professional nursing experience, one year of which included providing patient care in a skilled nursing facility (e.g., convalescent or nursing home) or ensuring regulatory compliance of skilled nursing facilities; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    A Bachelor's degree in nursing is equivalent to a diploma or associate's degree in nursing and one year of experience.
    Per NRS 632.305, the Nevada State Board of Nursing may, after verifying that an applicant meets all licensure requirements, issue an Interim Permit authorizing the applicant to practice nursing until the results of their examination for licensure are received. The Interim Permit is for a period not to exceed 90 days and is immediately revoked if the candidate fails the examination. Any person working under the authority of an Interim Permit may not represent themselves as a licensed registered nurse. Passing the licensure examination is a requirement for continuing employment in the Nurse I Class.
    Out of state applicants must have a temporary license issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment.
Special Requirements
    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.
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.
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) Describe your experience using the Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS).
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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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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