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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT 3 - Minimum Qualifications Waived
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $37,020.24 to  $53,390.16  PAY GRADE: 24
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: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Division: Nevada State Veteran's Home - Boulder City
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.368
Announcement Number: 46575
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/12/2024
   Phone: (702)332-6764
   Email: raighns@veterans.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.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30th, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/2023/Executive_Order_2023-011/ At the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, incumbents perform the duties described in the series concept and function as a lead-worker. The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home (SNSVH) is recruiting for Certified Nursing Assistant 3 positions, Lead Certified Nursing Assistant. The position is geographically located in Boulder City, Nevada.
Incumbents provide orientation to new Certified Nursing Assistant's (CNA) as well as Nursing Assistant Trainees (NAT), familiarize staff with direct-care protocols, demonstrate how to implement specific treatment procedures, report observations made during work shift to a charge nurse, assist with work scheduling, provide input on performance evaluations of lower level CNA's and NAT's, and act as a liaison between CNA's/NAT's and the charge nurse or nurse manager. The Lead CNA may be assigned other duties by the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse that may include audits, orienting agency CNAs and documentation. Positions may be assigned to "float" to all neighborhoods in order to assess current practices and instruct lower level CNA's and NAT's on established protocols. The position requires knowledge of policies/procedures of the organization, strong interpersonal written and verbal communication skills, able to handle multiple tasks with competing priorities, deadline oriented, and the ability to orient CNA's and NAT's. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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)
    Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and 18 months of experience performing work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in an institutional setting; OR 18 months as a Certified Nursing Assistant II in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require current CPR certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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.
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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