PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 1 UNDERFILL FOR PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Nov 28, 2021
Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 1 UNDERFILL FOR PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]]

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

Business Unit: HR-SO NEV CHILD & ADLSCNT SVCS

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 37

Salary Range: $55,958.40 - $83,394.72

Recruiter: NICOLE PEEK

Phone: 775 684-0129

Email: Nicole.p@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

The Nevada Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for multiple Psychiatric Nurse 1 positions to actively participate on a multidisciplinary team providing nursing care for children at the Oasis on Campus Treatment Homes (OCTH) located in Las Vegas, NV. OCTH is a treatment facility with five group homes that provides mental health treatment for children aged 6 to 17.

This recruitment may be used to underfill a Psychiatric Nurse 2 position. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. Advancement to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.

Dynamic work responsibilities include: Planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care delivered to adolescent clients; identifying client health care needs and making comprehensive clinical evaluations; providing input and recommendations regarding nursing care and services; initiating and carrying out therapeutic, recreational, educational, social, and physical care activities; administering medications as prescribed by physicians and monitoring patients for medication side effects and/or allergic reactions; documenting client observations and the effectiveness of planned program activities; assisting in oversight of dietary guidelines; and assisting with quality assurance activities. Positions ensure OCTH maintains a safe, healthy, and therapeutic environment for our clients, and nursing care objectives are met in accordance with the nursing association professional standards of practice and consistent with OCTH policy.

This is a full-time position with a variable work agreement, receiving overtime after 40 hours in a week. The OCTH program is also licensed through Clark County Foster Care licensing and applicants need to be able to meet those licensing requirements in addition to the State Personnel requirements.

Position Description Continued

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 sick leave each year, 11 paid holidays, and no city, county, state or social security tax!

DCFS encourages education by providing on-going trainings and paid release time for staff to obtain CEU's. DCFS together in partnership with families, communities, and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth, and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good.

Minimum Qualifications

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse and one year of professional nursing experience; OR one year of experience as a Registered Nurse I in Nevada State service caring for individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

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