LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Boulder City, Nevada
  • Nov 28, 2021
Public Health
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES

Division: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES

Business Unit: HR-OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES

Work Type: PERMANENT

*Pay Grade: GRADE 31

Salary Range: $43,346.88 - $63,746.64

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: ELISA DIAZ-BETTERLEY

Phone: 702 486-5643

Email: diaze@veterans.nv.gov

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.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse 2. This position provides direct nursing care to residents on an assigned neighborhood. In addition, this position administers medication and completes therapeutic procedures; provides specialized nursing wound care to residents; participates in the MDS/Care Planning process; communicates with neighborhood staff, residents, families, visitors and members of the Nevada State Veterans Home treatment team. This is a 24-hour facility; therefore, applicants may be required to work shift work. Work experience in a skilled nursing facility and IV Certification is preferred. License information must be listed under the Professional License section of your applicant profile. The starting salary for this position is $27.96/hr. ($58,380.48/yr.).

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

Minimum Qualifications


  • "Current license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nevada and two years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse, one year of which was providing nursing care to inmates in a correctional setting, individuals with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities, or patients in a hospital or skilled nursing facility (e.g., convalescent or nursing home)."


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

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.

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: Las Vegas

Job Address

Boulder City, Nevada United States View Map