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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONAL NURSE 2 - CALIENTE YOUTH CENTER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $61,011.36 to  $91,350.00  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Caliente
Job Class Code: 10.318
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40669
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/10/2020
Close Date: 09/24/2020
Recruiter:
   TONYA SIEBEN
   Phone: (775)684-2213
   Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 3 Days 9 Hrs 13 Mins
The Position
Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting.
The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Correctional Nurse 2 at Caliente Youth Center (CYC), a 112-bed secure facility for male and female youth ages 12 -18. The CYC's goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values, and ways of thinking for youth. Correctional nurses actively participate on a multidisciplinary team to provide nursing care for youth. Dynamic work responsibilities include assessing and identifying youth health based needs; making clinical observations and evaluations; preparing nursing care plans; administering medications as prescribed by a physician; monitoring patients for medication side effects and/or allergic reaction; providing routine, basic, and minor emergency care including stabilization of emergencies while arranging for transport; and ensuring quality of care with established nursing standards and DCFS nursing policies.
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 sick leave per year, 11 paid holidays, and no city, county, state, or social security tax! 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)
    License as a Registered Nurse and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which was in a correctional or institutional setting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    A Bachelor's degree in nursing is equivalent to a diploma or Associates degree in nursing and one year of experience.
    Out of state applicants must have a temporary license as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada Board of Nursing at the time of appointment and must obtain permanent licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing as a condition of employment.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, positions are subject to call-back, overtime on short notice, stand-by status, and must work various hours and/or shifts including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
Special Requirements
    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.
    CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position is in the geographic area of Caliente, Nevada located approximately 150 miles north east of the City of Las Vegas.
    This position requires a valid driver's license at 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.
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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