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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $91,496.16 to  $137,954.16  PAY GRADE: 43
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.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Pahrump
Job Class Code: 10.375
Announcement Number: 43886
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/29/2023
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nicole.p@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
Community Health Nurses provide professional nursing services requiring licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and/or Registered Nurse in clinics, homes, schools and other community settings.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Division of Public and Behavioral Health is recruiting for a Community Health Nurse 4. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) provides professional nursing care to clients in the community setting. The APRN provides preventive and direct service delivery, education and counseling services. Incumbents provide reproductive health services, initiate a medical record and obtain health information including specimen and sample collection. Incumbents identify and treat communicable diseases, conduct health screenings, analyze and interpret test results, and participate in public health initiatives including vaccine administration at points of distribution (PODS) and response to pandemic or other disease outbreaks. The APRN conducts infant and child health assessments and counseling, performs physical and developmental screenings and administers immunizations. Incumbents consult and collaborate with organizations and agencies in the community to encourage health, wellness and disease prevention. As an APRN with community/public health experience, the incumbent will work with community health nurses throughout rural Nevada, providing consultation and orders following established protocols. This position may provide services on behalf of and at multiple sites statewide to support the Division and Rural Community Health Services. 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 license to practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), including Active Prescribing designation, with certification in Women's Health or Family Practice, OR an APRN, including Active Prescribing designation and one year of experience in a women's health or family practice setting.
Special Notes
    A Bachelor's degree in nursing is equivalent to a diploma or associate's degree in nursing and one year of experience.
    This position may require incumbent to work nights, weekends and/or holidays. This position may be subject to call back or standby.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    Certification and Licensure must be included with the employment application.
    Licensure from the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment.
    A valid driver's license is required 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.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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