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State of Nevada Announces
A Divisional/Departmental/Statewide/Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - Lovelock
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $62,841.70 to  $94,090.50  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Lovelock
Job Class Code: 10.307
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 43905
Open to all Qualified Persons. Preference will be given in the order listed.
Posted 09/06/2023
Recruiter:
   VERONICA SANTOYO
   Phone: (775)977-5651
   Email: vsantoyo@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
Psychiatric Nurses provide professional nursing care to individuals with developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or social, emotional and/or behavioral disorders, in an institution or out-patient setting 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.
The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for Psychiatric Nurse 2 at Lovelock Correctional Center, in Lovelock, Nevada. This position requires a high level of independence. Candidate must also be reliable, have excellent communication skills and be able to apply critical thinking, assessment, intervention, and evaluation skills to be able to make quick but accurate medical decisions. RN must be able to work under pressure, adjust to change and be able to work well as part of a health care team.  Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This position is located at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada. Incumbents must be willing to work in this rural area, located 90 miles north of Reno, Nevada.

To Qualify:
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 of which included working in a facility or institution with individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities; OR one year of experience as a Psychiatric Nurse I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    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 as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment and must obtain permanent licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    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 continuing employment.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
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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