PSYCHIATRIC NURSE 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 16, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $61,011 - $91,350 per yr USD

Job Description

Psychiatric Nurses provide professional nursing care to individuals with developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or social, emotional and/or behavioral disorders, in an institution or out-patient setting in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. The Division of Child and Family Services is actively recruiting for a Psychiatric Nurse II position to actively participate on a multidisciplinary team providing nursing care for children at DESERT WILLOW TREATMENT CENTER (DWTC) located in Las Vegas. DWTC is a 20 bed psychiatric hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations that provides mental health treatment for children age 12 to 17. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Work responsibilities include: providing professional nursing care to mentally ill and/or mentally and physically ill or disabled individuals; planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care delivered to adolescent clients; identifying patient mental and physical health care needs and make comprehensive clinical evaluations; providing input and recommendations regarding nursing care and services; initiate and carry out therapeutic, educational, social, and physical care activities; administer medications as prescribed by physicians and monitor patients for medication side effects and/or allergic reactions; monitor patients for safety; document client observations and the effectiveness of planned program activities. Will ensure DWTC maintains a safe, healthy and therapeutic environment for our patients, and nursing care objectives are met in accordance with the nursing association professional standards of practice and consistent with DWTC policy. DESERT WILLOW TREATMENT CENTER (DWTC) operates 7 days per week, 24 hours per day with three shifts. Due to this there are a variety of available full-time work schedules. **Please ensure your application reflects your current nursing license information. This should be included in the "license" section of your application.** 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.
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Additional Information

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39422
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/15/2020
Recruiter:
TONYA SIEBEN
Phone: (775)684-2213
Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov
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.

Job Address

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