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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONAL NURSE 3
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.316
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40706
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/14/2020
Close Date: 09/28/2020
Recruiter:
   TRACY HILL
   Phone: (702)486-9942
   Email: tlynnhill@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 7 Days 7 Hrs 41 Mins
The Position
Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff, or they coordinate and provide statewide health-related training programs.
This full-time position is located in the Southern Medical Division at Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center in Las Vegas. Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act and Nevada Revised Statutes. This position requires a team member with a strong sense of responsibility and accountability that is highly independent, with excellent communication, critical thinking and decision making skills who is able to effectively adapt to changing situations and make quick accurate medical decisions. Incumbent must possess leadership skills and be able to lead the medical team independently in the absence of the Director of Nursing Services. As first-line supervisor responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, providing evaluation and resolution of patient medical needs, providing work assignments, training, supervision, evaluation, counseling and discipline to assigned staff, assist with inmate grievances, participation in supervisory meetings. **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.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    License as a Registered Nurse and three years of professional nursing experience 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 associate's 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.
    Probationary employees must successfully complete "pre-service" training (PST) provided by the department.
    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 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.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A valid driver's license 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.
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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