Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division: DHHS - PUBLIC AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Business Unit: HR-SO NEV ADULT MENTAL HEALTH
Work Type: PERMANENT
*Pay Grade: GRADE 39
Salary Range: $61,011.36 - $91,350.00
Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time
Recruiter: NICOLE PEEK
Phone: 775 684-0129
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) is currently recruiting for a Treatment Team Psychiatric Nurse PN 2 for the Stein Forensic Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. This facility provides comprehensive forensic mental health services for criminal offenders.
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. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Treatment Team Nurse is responsible for providing a collaborative and interdisciplinary care for the client; managing the weekly treatment team between disciplines; updating treatment plans and making sure all disciplines understand each client's individualized care; serving as a contact point for information when it comes to a client's status in the unit, general behavior, treatment compliance, and possible barriers to competency; serving as a bridge in communicating the treatment plan to become practice in the unit; and facilitating communication between management and floor staff to make sure client care is efficient, safe, and within policy.
Our Psychiatric Nurse positions actively participate in a multidisciplinary team managing a wide variety of patients and diagnoses; provide crisis intervention and help develop safety plan recommendations for patients; and ensure compliance with CMS standards, established laws, regulations, and SNAMHS/Stein policies.
Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept. To view the full class specification visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10-306spc.pd
This is a full-time position. Working weekends and holidays is required.
SNAMHS provides an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), yearly accrual of 15 days of annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and no city, county, state, or social security tax.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which included working in a facility or institution with individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities; OR one year of experience as a Psychiatric Nurse I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.
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.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
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 salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.
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: