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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH FACILITIES INSPECTOR 2 -RN - HEALTH CARE QUALITY & COMPLIANCE
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $55,958.40 to  $83,394.72  PAY GRADE: 37
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: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.552
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41165
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/17/2020
Close Date: 12/17/2020
Recruiter:
   TONYA SIEBEN
   Phone: (775)684-2213
   Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 23 Days 6 Hrs 23 Mins
The Position
Registered Nurses in this series conduct inspections of health care facilities and services such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, inmate medical care in prisons and transitional living facilities, intermediate care facilities, home health agencies, health care referral agencies, community triage centers, facilities for refractive laser surgery, ambulatory surgical centers, facilities for treatment of irreversible renal disease, independent physician offices, rural health clinics, hospices, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitative facilities, outpatient physical therapy facilities, adult day care and group care facilities, alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers and half-way houses, obstetrical centers, independent centers for emergency medical care, rehabilitation clinics, occupational and physical therapists, and other facilities and practitioners as directed. Examples of areas for inspection include health care services; policies and procedures regarding admission, discharge, and resident rights; and life safety code compliance.
The Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance has multiple vacancies for registered nurses to work as a Health Facility Inspectors in our Las Vegas office located at 4220 South Maryland Parkway. These positions provide regulatory compliance education, conduct inspections, complaint investigations, and generate reports regarding facilities compliance with requirements. These positions work as part of a team or independently. Candidates with prior knowledge of healthcare regulations, procedures, and survey techniques are well suited for this position. These positions require the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, medical professionals, and others. A strong skill set in operating personal computers and software is desirable. The ability to communicate orally and in writing is essential for these positions. The selected candidates must be able to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations, engage in critical thinking, and exercise professional judgment to make sound decisions in determining compliance. The ability to learn, remember, and integrate complex concepts or multi-step processes is required. Five years of recent direct care experience in a critical care setting (ER, ICU, NICU, PACU, PICU) preferred.
Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of three weeks of annual and sick leave each year. 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 licensure as a Registered Nurse, one year of professional nursing experience involving direct patient care, and one year of professional experience as an inspector or surveyor in a health-related accrediting organization or in a state or federal regulatory compliance program which involved the inspection, licensing, or complaint investigation of health care or child care facilities to determine compliance with state or federal laws and regulations; OR Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, one year of professional nursing experience involving direct patient care, and one year of professional health administration experience which involved regulatory, inspection or quality assurance responsibilities; OR one year of experience as a Health Facilities Inspector I - RN in Nevada State service; 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.
    Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment. Out-of-state applicants must have a temporary license issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment.
    The ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
Additional Position Criteria
    Successfully passing the Survey Minimum Qualification Test (SMQT) and gaining certification within the first year of employment is required.
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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