• State of Nevada
  • Elko, Nevada
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time CORRECTIONS Public Health
  • Salary: $61,011 - $91,350 per yr USD

Job Description

Correctional Nurses provide professional nursing care to patients in a correctional setting. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. The Nevada Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Correctional Nurse II position to be located at the Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC) in Elko, Nevada. NYTC is a 60-bed staff secure facility for male youth ages 14 to 18. NYTC's goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking. Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, providing professional nursing care in the facility by coordinating and evaluating health care services and treatment for the juveniles of the facility; maintaining pharmaceutical, laboratory and basic nursing supplies in an organized and efficient manner; conducting weekly doctor clinics; promoting workplace safety; medication administration; responding to medical and psychiatric emergencies; documentation; and being available as a professional resource for the facility staff regarding health and safety issues. This is a full-time position working the 2pm - 10pm shift. This will include weekends and holidays, with overtime after 40 hours per week. **Please ensure your application reflects your current nursing license information. This should be included in the "license" section of your application.** The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! 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.
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Additional Information

Announcement Number: 39968
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/10/2020
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.

Job Address

Elko, Nevada United States View Map