Salary: $55,958 - $83,395 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. The Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) whose mission is to protect, promote, and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada is recruiting for a full-time Psychiatric Nurse 1 in Ely, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to underfill a Psychiatric Nurse 2 position. Advancement to the higher level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority. Rural Clinics provides an array of outpatient behavioral health services for both adults and children throughout rural Nevada with 16 clinics across 12 counties. Services are generally provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Services assist individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and recovery. Any position that requires licensure to provide clinical services must be maintained, without lapses and be in good standing with subsequent boards. This position provides direct psychiatric nursing services for consumers including assessments and therapeutic interventions; organizes and oversees medication services including tele-medication services for prescribers; provides client and family education on medications and health related issues; monitors effectiveness of treatment and side effects; and provides consultation and education to consumers, the community, and other service providers. This clinic has been designated as a loan repayment site through the National Health Services Corps (NHSC), a program of the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA). 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. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Announcement Number: 40437
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.