APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Registered Nurses provide general or specialized professional nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for a Registered Nurse 4 position. The Southern Nevada State Veterans Home is a 24-hour skilled nursing care facility which accommodates 180 residents. The Registered Nurse 4 is responsible for the management of a nursing unit to include resident care and personnel management. These positions manage the required documentation and assessment of each resident; provide leadership by organizing and assigning work duties to team members including licensed nurses and certified nursing assistants; provide education; respond to assessments; develop and modify resident care plans and provide timely input and updates to MDS Coordinator; and communicate pertinent information about residents to appropriate individuals. Incumbents assist with ensuring and monitoring adequate staff levels and perform duties of House Supervisor when assigned. Incumbents may be required to work shift work and overtime. License information and CPR (BLS) certification must be listed under the Professional License section of your applicant profile in order to receive consideration. 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.
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 two years of professional nursing experience, one year of which included providing patient care in a skilled nursing facility (e.g., convalescent or nursing home), hospital or home healthcare services; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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 issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment.
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.
This position requires experience utilizing a computer system to access email, complete electronic timesheets and enter resident data in facility software program.
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.