• State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 19, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $32,719 - $47,189 per yr USD

Job Description

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. The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home (SNSVH) is recruiting for a Certified Nursing Assistant 3, Lead Certified Nursing Assistant. The position is geographically located in Boulder City, Nevada. 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. Incumbents provide mentoring & training to newly hired Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) as well as Nursing Assistant Trainees (NAT), which includes familiarizing staff with direct-care protocols, demonstrating how to implement specific treatment procedures, and reporting observations made during shifts to a charge nurse. The incumbent may be asked to provide input on performance evaluations of lower level CNAs and NATs, and act as a liaison between CNAs/NATs 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 oversight & assistance to agency CNAs and CNA students. The Lead CNA, under the direction of the Nurse Manager, will conduct various audits to assure compliance with policy and regulations. This position is also responsible for the assignment of staff to cover the Veterans Home workload. Incumbents may be assigned to float to all neighborhoods of the Veterans Home. SNSVH is a 24-hour facility, therefore shift work maybe required. To succeed in this position, the incumbent requires strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational, and time management skills, ability to multi-task and be adaptable. The incumbent will be monitored for punctuality and good attendance. Computer skills and experience in training preferred. Nursing Assistant and CPR (BLS) certification information must be listed under the Professional License/Certification section of your application in order to be considered. 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. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 39744
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/18/2020
Phone: (702)332-6784
Email: campsm@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.

Job Address

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