PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Nov 06, 2019
Part Time Public Health
  • Salary: $29 - $44 per hr

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. Lake's Crossing Center (LCC), a maximum-security forensic facility, is recruiting for a Psychiatric Nurse 2 (Part-time) position. The mission of the agency is to provide forensic mental health services to mentally disordered offenders referred by the court system for evaluation of their competency to stand trial and/or treated to restore competency. The Nursing Department at LCC provides professional psychiatric nursing care to clients while at the facility. Nursing staff's duties include but not limited to dispensing medication, responding to medical emergencies, assessing medical needs, providing on going care, supervising and attending treatment groups, supervising clients in isolation, and at times assuming responsibility of Nurse in charge. Shift and work schedule will be determined upon hire. Work schedules include day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday shifts. Incumbents will be working innovative schedules with overtime after 8 hours of work. Incumbents must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Nevada or an Interim Permit issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. State of Nevada provides an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), yearly accrual of prorated 15 days of annual leave and prorated 15 days of sick leave, paid holidays. Nevada does not have a state income tax and state employees do not contribute to social security. 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 AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
Closing Date/Time: 02/03/2020

Additional Information

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38746
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/05/2019
Close Date: 02/03/2020
Recruiter:
EMILY KUHLMAN
Phone: (775)684-2213
Email: ekuhlman@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 57 Days 18 Hrs 54 Mins