State of Nevada PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - SNAMHS - Stein Forensic Hospital in Nevada
PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2
- SNAMHS - Stein Forensic Hospital
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
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: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 34032
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 11 Days 22 Hrs 48 Mins
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.
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) is currently recruiting for Psychiatric Nurse IIs for Stein Forensic Hospital.
Psychiatric Nurses provide professional nursing care to mentally ill and/or mentally and physically ill or disabled individuals, who have been court ordered to undergo competency restoration in an institution or outpatient setting.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Stein Forensic Hospital is recruiting for full time positions for night shift. However, hours are subject to change as the needs of the hospital change. Working weekends and holidays is required.
Our Psychiatric Nurse positions actively participate in a multidisciplinary team managing a wide variety of patients and diagnoses. Our nurses also provide crisis intervention and help develop safety plan recommendations for patients. The incumbent will help ensure compliance with CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations and SNAMHS policies.
SNAMHS provides an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), yearly accrual of 15 days of annual leave and 15 days of sick leave, paid holidays, and no city, county, state or social security tax. Part-time positions accrue leave pro-rated, based on hours worked.
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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 as a Psychiatric Nurse I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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
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Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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