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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
MID-LEVEL MEDICAL PRACTITIONER - APRN - NNAMHS
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $72,871.20 to  $109,849.68  PAY GRADE: 43
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Intermittent vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.229
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41194
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/16/2020
Recruiter:
   LISA FRIEND
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: friend@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted 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.
The Position
Mid-Level Medical Practitioners may be either Advanced Practice Registered Nurses or Physician Assistants who provide medical care. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The Mid-Level Medical Practitioner is for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) qualified to provide Psychiatric Care in a psychiatric setting and will perform advanced-level work; may provide work direction and training to others. This position is located at Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services in Sparks. The incumbent provides assessment and treatment in a psychiatric setting; assesses mental health status and manages the mental health care of consumers in an outpatient setting; completes psychiatric assessments, performs examinations and develops diagnoses to initiate a program of treatment. The incumbent prescribes psychiatric medications, monitors patients for medication side effects, and adjusts the medication regime as needed. The incumbent also maintains accurate records documenting all findings, diagnoses, and treatments, including medications and changes in status in the electronic medical record. In this role, incumbents provide education and counseling to patients and their families to promote positive mental health habits. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other mental health professional in a fast pace environment. Our established team concept lends itself to positive outcomes for the consumers, and support for our staff members. Current licensure by the Nevada State Board of Nursing as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse with experience in a psychiatric setting is requried. 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)
    Licensure by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners or certification by the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine as a Physician Assistant; OR certification of recognition as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Nurse Practitioner issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.
Special Requirements
    Current certification of registration or license to prescribe from the Nevada Board of Pharmacy is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Licensure to prescribe controlled substances from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Certification or licensure to dispense controlled substances, poisons, dangerous drugs and devices from the Nevada State Board of Nursing and Nevada Board of Pharmacy is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and/or Basic Life Support 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.
    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, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this series must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Current licensure by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners as a Physician Assistant; licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Out-of-state applicants must have temporary licensure issued by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners as a Physician Assistant at the time of appointment; or temporary licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment. Full licensure issued by the appropriate Board must be obtained within Board-specified timelines as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires APRN with a mental health focus.
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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