LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 1

  • State of Nevada
  • Carlin, Nevada
  • Aug 15, 2021
Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: ADJUTANT GENERAL

Division: ADJUTANT GENERAL & NATIONAL GUARD

Business Unit: HR-MILITARY

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 29

Salary Range: $19.13 - $27.96

Fulltime/Parttime: Part Time

Recruiter: ANA MARIA ORNELLAS

Phone: 775 684-0151

Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

The Battle Born Youth ChalleNGe Academy (BBYCA), located in Carlin, assists 16-18 year old males and females to reclaim their potential through education, mentoring and service in a highly structured, quasi-military training environment. These part time positions will be responsible for: passing medications, conducting sick calls, facilitating medical appointments and maintaining medical files.

Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, Mid-Level Practitioner, or physician, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) provide general or psychiatric practical nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. Contribute to the assessment of patient health status by collecting, reporting, and recording objective and subjective data; observe condition or change in condition; note signs and symptoms of deviation from normal health; participate in developing written care plans. Assist in carrying out therapeutic procedures which provide for the emotional and physical comfort of patients; maintain safety, health, and well-being of individuals in the therapeutic environment and as allowed in the practice setting; assist in physically restraining patients who are a threat to themselves or others and may be hostile and combative; follow facility procedures regarding techniques and duration of confinement; notify appropriate personnel of action taken and document as required. Administer medications as prescribed by a physician or designee, ensuring correct time, dosage and appropriate route of administration; count controlled medications to ensure security; monitor patient for medication side effects and/or allergic reaction; observe patient to determine if medication is effective for prescribed treatment and document; if necessary, notify appropriate personnel of action taken. Document nurse progress notes in medical charts including patient health status, changes in condition and medication administered; review charts for changes in orders and transcribe; prepare written reports, records and summaries; assist with quality improvement activities such as auditing charts and compiling statistics; ensure applicable regulatory standards are met including documentation of the care delivery process. Provide emergency medical treatment such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid required to stabilize the patient's condition and prevent more serious complications pursuant to established policy; complete accident and incident reports as required. Prepare and maintain medical treatment rooms, ensuring supplies are available and ready for use; order and stock medical and related supplies as needed. Provide prescribed education to patients and their families related to good health habits and answer questions regarding prescribed treatment; provide health-related education and training to staff as assigned. Assist patients with activities of daily living and encourage them to perform activities without help as appropriate; supervise and/or participate in therapeutic interventions; serve as a positive role model at all times. May delegate to auxiliary personnel direct care duties consistent with their licensure, certification, and competency and as allowed in the practice setting.

To see full class specifications visit: https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10-364spc(1).pdf

Minimum Qualifications

Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nevada and one year of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Special Requirements
  • Some positions require CPR certification at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Some positions require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Some positions require intravenous (IV) certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Some positions require a phlebotomy certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled drugs.


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 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: Elko

Job Address

Carlin, Nevada United States View Map