CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT 1

  • State of Nevada
  • Boulder City, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
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 21

Salary Range: $29,148.48 - $41,572.08

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: MARGARITA CAMPS

Phone: 702 332-6702

Email: campsma@veterans.nv.gov

Position Description

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) perform basic restorative services and basic nursing services which are directed at the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, basic mental health and protection of patient rights in accordance with the Patient's Bill of Rights and within the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act.Under immediate supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, incumbents continue to receive training in performing the duties described in the series concept. This class represents the continuing trainee level and may provide for progression to the next level in the series upon meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance and with the approval of the appointing authority.

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home (SNSVH) located in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for Certified Nursing Assistant 1 positions (underfill for Certified Nursing Assistant 2). Boulder City, Nevada is just minutes away from the City of Henderson, and is south of Las Vegas, Nevada. Our mission is to provide skilled nursing services to veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. Our nursing staff-to-resident ratios promote quality patient care and our 'team' approach encourages participation at all levels. "Quite simply, our mission is 'Caring for Nevada's Heroes' and we do this by providing high quality care in an atmosphere that emphasizes resident choice and dignity." - NSVH Administrator. Under the supervision of a licensed nurse, incumbents provide personal care which includes assisting the residents with activities of daily living in accordance with SNSVH policy and procedures and the Nevada Nurse Practice Act. Duties include monitoring and reporting vital signs including weight and pain; ensuring adequate hydration and nutrition and reporting any concerns; documenting the care given to residents and the specific parameters of health status monitored for the residents; responding to resident's requests noting changes and pertinent information; and other relevant CNA duties as assigned. Progression to the Certified Nursing Assistant 2 level may occur upon meeting minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the approval of the appointing authority. This is a 24-hour facility; therefore, incumbents may be assigned to shift work. Nursing Assistant and CPR certification information must be listed under the Professional License/Certification section of your application in order to be considered. 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/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10-368spc(8).pdf

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.


The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications 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
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066 some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a preemployment screening for controlled substances.
  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment for the Certified Nursing Assistant I, II and III.
  • Some positions require current CPR certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.


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