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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
NURSING ASSISTANT TRAINEE
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $35,182.80 to  $50,153.76  PAY GRADE: 20
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: Corrections
Division: Rural
Location: Ely
Job Class Code: 10.370
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 43331
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/07/2023
Recruiter:
   MARJALISA ROBERTS
   Phone: (775)977-5268
   Email: mbroberts@doc.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
Certified Nursing Assistants perform basic restorative services and basic nursing services related to the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, basic mental health and protection of patient rights.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
Nursing Assistants Trainee will work under the direct supervision of a Correctional Nurse II. They will contribute to basics health assessments, collects, reports and records on flow sheets and treatment sheets basic objectives and subjective data related to Patient's health status and reports any changes to the CN II. 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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 enrollment in a formal training program required for certification as a nursing assistant which has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing; OR completion of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant training program approved by the Nevada State Board of Nursing with results of the certification examination pending. (In accordance with 42 CFR 483.75 (e)(2) (1998) an individual may retain Nursing Assistant Trainee status without certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant from the State of Nevada Board of Nursing for no more than four months, on a full-time basis.)
Special Notes
    Certified Nursing Assistant III incumbents must complete an advanced geriatric and/or mental health skill level course in Patient Centered Care as provided by a recognized health care organization and/or as determined by the hiring agency within six months of appointment.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment for the Certified Nursing Assistant I, II and III.
    Some positions require current CPR certification 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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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