CERTIFIED NURSING ASSIST II

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

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Business Unit: HR-PRISON MEDICAL CARE

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 22

Salary Range: $30,213.36 - $43,346.88

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: HOLLY ROEL

Phone: 775 977-5714

Email: hroel@doc.nv.gov

Position 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 Corrections has a vacancy for a Certified Nursing Assistant II at Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC) Medical Unit, in Carson City, Nevada. Incumbent will work with the inmate population in the Infirmary. Certified Nursing Assistants will work under the direct supervision of a Correctional Nurse and contribute to basic health assessments; collect, report and record on flow sheets and treatment sheets basic objectives and subjective data related to patient's health status; and report any changes to the Correctional Nurse. 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.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

Minimum Qualifications


  • "Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and six months of experience performing work as a Certified Nursing Assistant or Nursing Assistant Trainee; OR six months as a Certified Nursing Assistant I in Nevada State service. The six months of job related experience may be part of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant training program."


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.




Special Requirements

Some positions require current CPR certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment for the Certified Nursing Assistant I, II and III.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of promoting the independence of residents/patients.

Working knowledge of the rights of residents/patients.

Ability to perform procedures for noninvasive elimination, collection of specimens, and application of dressings.

Ability in all knowledge, skills and abilities required at the lower levels.

Working knowledge of awareness of psychosocial characteristics of residents/patients.

Ability to take and record vital signs.

Ability to care for cognitively impaired individuals.

Working knowledge of infection control procedures.

Ability to care for the environment of the patient.

Working knowledge of basic restorative services.

Ability to measure and record the intake and output of fluids and food.

Working knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Working knowledge of basic nursing and personal care.

Working knowledge of communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to observe and report signs and symptoms of illness or injury.

Ability to measure and record height and weight.

Working knowledge of safety and emergency procedures.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map