• State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 16, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $61,011 - $91,350 per yr

Job Description

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. This recruitment is for Psychiatric Nurse II's to actively participate on a multidisciplinary team providing nursing care for children at Desert Willow Treatment Center (DWTC) located in Las Vegas, NV. DWTC is a 20-bed psychiatric hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations that provides mental health treatment for children age 12 to 17. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Work responsibilities include: Providing professional nursing care to mentally ill and/or mentally and physically ill or disabled individuals; Planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care delivered to adolescent clients; Identifying patient mental and physical health care needs and make comprehensive clinical evaluations; Providing input and recommendations regarding nursing care and services; Initiate and carry out therapeutic, educational, social, and physical care activities; Administer medications as prescribed by physicians and monitor patients for medication side effects and/or allergic reactions; Monitor patients for safety; Document client observations and the effectiveness of planned program activities. Will ensure DWTC maintains a safe, healthy and therapeutic environment for our patients, and nursing care objectives are met in accordance with the nursing association professional standards of practice and consistent with DWTC policy. Desert Willow Treatment Center operates 7 days per week, 24 hours per day with three shifts. There are a variety of available full-time work schedules.
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 37703
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/15/2019
Phone: (775)684-2213
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.