Salary: $72,871 - $109,850 per yr USD
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. Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services is recruiting for a Psychiatric Nurse 4 with the Dini-Townsend Hospital in Sparks. This position acts as an executive nurse responsible for supervisory and administrative functions and reports directly to the Director of Nursing (DON). Duties include: managing nursing operations and human resource activities to include recruitment, performance management, and agency staff coordination; being accountable for special projects such as accreditation readiness, seclusion and restraint reduction, and performance improvement; using analytic processes to recommend and implement innovative programs to improve service excellence and customer service; and may represent the DON at both internal and community meetings with affiliates and other partners. Nevada's beautiful landscape and diverse activities are a few reasons to live in the Silver State! State employment benefits include medical, dental, life, and disability insurance programs; participation in the Public Employees' Retirement Plan (PERS); 11 paid holidays; and accrual of three weeks of annual and sick leave each year. 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.
Announcement Number: 40465
Open to all qualified persons.
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.