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State of Nevada HEALTH FACILITIES INSPECTOR 2 -RN - HEALTH CARE QUALITY & COMPLIANCE in Nevada

HEALTH FACILITIES INSPECTOR 2 -RN

  • HEALTH CARE QUALITY & COMPLIANCE

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$55,958.40 to

$83,394.72

PAY GRADE: 37

For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.

In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.

JOB INFORMATION

Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Public and Behavioral Health

Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Job Class Code:

10.552

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 40656

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

09/08/2020

Close Date:

10/08/2020

Recruiter:

TONYA

SIEBEN

Phone: (775)684-2213

Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 15 Days 2 Hrs 29 Mins

The Position

Registered Nurses in this series conduct inspections of health care facilities and services such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, inmate medical care in prisons and transitional living facilities, intermediate care facilities, home health agencies, health care referral agencies, community triage centers, facilities for refractive laser surgery, ambulatory surgical centers, facilities for treatment of irreversible renal disease, independent physician offices, rural health clinics, hospices, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitative facilities, outpatient physical therapy facilities, adult day care and group care facilities, alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers and half-way houses, obstetrical centers, independent centers for emergency medical care, rehabilitation clinics, occupational and physical therapists, and other facilities and practitioners as directed. Examples of areas for inspection include health care services; policies and procedures regarding admission, discharge, and resident rights; and life safety code compliance.

The Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance currently has a vacancy for a registered nurse to work as a health facility inspector in our Las Vegas office located at 4220 South Maryland Parkway. This position provides regulatory compliance education, conducts inspections, complaint investigations, and generates reports regarding facilities compliance with requirements. The position works as part of a team or independently. Candidates with prior knowledge of healthcare regulations, procedures, survey techniques are well suited for this position. The position requires the ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with team members, medical professionals, and others. A strong skill set in operating personal computers and software is desirable. The ability to communicate orally and in writing is essential for this position. The selected candidate must be able to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations, engage in critical thinking, and exercise professional judgment to make sound decisions in determining compliance. The ability to learn, remember and integrate complex concepts, or multi-step processes is required. Five years of recent direct care experience in a critical care setting (ER, ICU, NICU, PACU, PICU) is preferred.

Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of three weeks of annual and sick leave each year. 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.

THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

To see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-100/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, one year of professional nursing experience involving direct patient care, and one year of professional experience as an inspector or surveyor in a health-related accrediting organization or in a state or federal regulatory compliance program which involved the inspection, licensing, or complaint investigation of health care or child care facilities to determine compliance with state or federal laws and regulations; OR Current licensure as a Registered Nurse, one year of professional nursing experience involving direct patient care, and one year of professional health administration experience which involved regulatory, inspection or quality assurance responsibilities; OR one year of experience as a Health Facilities Inspector I - RN in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Notes

A bachelor's degree in nursing is equivalent to a diploma or associate's degree in nursing and one year of experience.

Licensure as a Registered Nurse is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment. Out-of-state applicants must have a temporary license issued by the Nevada State Board of Nursing at the time of appointment.

The ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.

Additional Position Criteria

The selected candidate must successfully pass Survey Minimum Qualification Test (SMQT) and gain certification within the first year of employment.

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.

INFORMATIONAL LINKS

For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB

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Email

Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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