Salary: $39,943 - $58,380 per yr USD
Licensed Practical Nurses provide general or psychiatric practical nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. Under immediate supervision incumbent provide nursing care to inmates in a correctional setting. The LPN will contribute to the assessment of patient health and assisting therapeutic procedures; administer medication as prescribed by a physician or designee; document nurse progress notes in medical charts; provide emergency medical treatment such as CPR and first aid; and provide education to patients and assist with ADL's. 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.
Announcement Number: 39200
Open to all qualified persons.
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.
Carson City, Nevada