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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,346.88 to  $63,746.64  PAY GRADE: 31
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: 10.360
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41192
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/17/2020
Close Date: 12/01/2020
Recruiter:
   ANGELICA FLETCHER
   Phone: (702)486-9959
   Email: afletcher@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 7 Days 6 Hrs 10 Mins
The Position
Licensed Practical Nurses provide general or psychiatric practical 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 work independently with little or no additional training. There are two positions available, located at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs. These positions require reliability and the ability to work independently according to their scope of practice. The incumbent must be able to contribute to the assessment of patient health status by collecting, reporting and recording objective and subjective data; observe condition or change in condition; note signs and symptoms of deviation from normal health; participate in developing a written care plan, be able to function under pressure, adjust to change and work as part of a health care team. Must be able to work nights and/or weekends.
Under direction of a Registered Nurse, Mid-Level Practitioner, or physician, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) administer medications as prescribed by a physician or designee, ensuring correct time, dosage and appropriate route of administration; count controlled medications to ensure security; monitor patient for medication side effects and/or allergic reaction; observe patient to determine if medication is effective for prescribed treatment and document; if necessary, notify appropriate personnel of action taken; document nurse progress notes in medical charts including patient health status, changes in condition and medication administered; review charts for changes in orders and transcribe; prepare written reports, records and summaries; assist with quality improvement activities such as auditing charts and compiling statistics; ensure applicable regulatory standards are met including documentation of the care delivery process; provide emergency medical treatment such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid required to stabilize the patient's condition and prevent more serious complications pursuant to established policy; and complete accident and incident reports as required. 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)
    Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nevada and two years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse, one year of which was providing nursing care to inmates in a correctional setting, individuals with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities, or patients in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (e.g., convalescent or nursing home).
Special Notes
    Probationary employees working for the Department of Corrections must successfully complete 40 hours of "pre-service" training provided by the department.
    Must be able to work weekends
Special Requirements
    Intravenous (IV) certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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 continued employment.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued 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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