• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 3 - Requisition ID: [[id]]

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa





*Pay Grade: GRADE 33

Salary Range: $47,669.04 - $70,428.24

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

Recruiter: HOLLY ROEL

Phone: 775 977-5714


Position Description

Licensed Practical Nurses provide general or psychiatric practical nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.

The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Licensed Practical Nurse 3 a tNorthern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC), Carson City, Nevada. Under limited direction, incumbents serve as a first line supervisor, providing administrative direction, development and evaluation of subordinate licensed Practical nurses, direct care staff and others as assigned, within the scope of Nurse Practice Act on an assigned shift. Additionally, incumbents perform all of the duties as a Licensed Practical Nurse II class providing nursing care to inmates in a correctional setting.

Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nevada and three years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse, two years of which were providing nursing care to inmates in a correctional setting or to individuals with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities.

The Examination

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.

    Special Requirements

    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 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 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: Carson City
    Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map