• State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Mar 16, 2019
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $49,778 - $73,957 per yr

Job Description

Registered Nurses provide general or specialized professional nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. Lake's Crossing Center (LCC), a maximum security forensic facility, is recruiting for several Nurse 1 positions. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The mission of the agency is to provide forensic mental health services to mentally disordered offenders referred by the court system for evaluation of their competency to stand trial and/or treated to restore competency. The Nursing Department at LCC provides professional psychiatric nursing care to clients while at the facility. Duties include but not limited to dispensing medication, responding to medical emergencies, assessing medical needs, providing on going care, supervising and attending treatment groups, supervising clients in isolation, and at times assuming responsibility of Nurse in charge. Incumbents will need to be available to work days, evenings, and nights, weekends, and holidays. These full-time positions work schedules include day, evening, night, weekend, and holiday shifts. Incumbents will be working an innovative schedule with overtime after 40 hours per week. Incumbents must have a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Nevada or an Interim Permit issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. **Please ensure your application reflects your current nursing license information. This should be included in the "license" section of your application. ** State of Nevada 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 leave and 15 days of sick leave, paid holidays. Nevada does not have a state income tax and state employees do not contribute to social security.
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 35227
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/06/2018
Phone: (775)684-2213
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.