Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Business Unit: HR-PRISON MEDICAL CARE
Work Type: PERMANENT
*Pay Grade: GRADE 39
Salary Range: $61,011.36 - $91,350.00
Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time
Recruiter: MARJALISA B ROBERTS
Phone: 775 289-1218
Correctional Nurse II works under the supervision of the Correctional Nurse III and will consult with them on a regular basis. They will communicate plans with team members by attending nursing meetings and sharing with other team members. Assist with team responsibilities and assignments as necessary. Use patient problems to plan patient care addressing chief presenting problems incorporating the plan of nursing care into the multidisciplinary treatment plan. Collect/document the medical/mental health conditions of patients using appropriate charting protocols. Complete health assessments. Collect statistical date, tracking current outpatient medications and patient outcome. Review inmates to determine need for referrals or assessment. re accounted for and lost keys or tool are reported immediately to Supply Tech II; observe all safety practices at all times.
They will follow NDOC's Personnel Code of Ethic outlined in AR339. Observe all safety practices at all times for the safely of self and others. Follow Department accident reporting procedures. Comply with all OSHA guidelines.
They will be working directly with inmates to carry out nursing care assignments, promote optimal health and patient independence, document problems requiring nursing interventions, document patient teaching needs and discharge planning, communicate care plans to other nurses to maintain continuity of care.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//
- "License as a Registered Nurse and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which was in a correctional or institutional setting; 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.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.
CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Some positions require a valid driver's license at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability in all knowledge, skills and abilities required at the lower levels.
Working knowledge of operation and use of standard medical equipment.
Working knowledge of application of the nursing process including assessment, diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
Ability to provide nursing services within the limitations and security requirements of a correctional environment.
Ability to independently perform specialized assignments such as infection control, quality assurance, utilization review, staff training, and/or outpatient services.
Working knowledge of routine laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures.
Working knowledge of nursing principles and therapeutic interventions utilized in cooperation with a treatment team and physician or designee.
General knowledge of quality assurance and/or utilization review audit and compliance activities including applicable regulatory standards.
Working knowledge of human growth and development.
Working knowledge of nutrition and personal hygiene as applied to patient care.
Ability to respond to and resolve patient care issues.
General knowledge of staff education and training techniques.
Working knowledge of physical restraint techniques and procedures as allowed in the practices.
Working knowledge of documentation process.
Working knowledge of uses and effects of medications used in the practice setting.
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: Nevada