Job opening: Nurse (Psychiatric)
Salary: $78 445 - 101 974 per year
Published at: Aug 31 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located at the Nevada Skies Youth Wellness Center in Wadsworth, Nevada. The purpose of this position is to assure that chemically dependent adolescents receive a wide range of health services involved in their treatment and rehabilitation through the provision of comprehensive nursing care. This position reports to the Supervisory Nurse.
Provides nursing assessment of clients upon their admission and reassessment according to policies and procedures.
Develops comprehensive, individual, nursing care plans.
Contributes to the development of treatment plans in collaboration with physician and other members of the treatment team.
Provides nursing care in accordance to nursing process.
Provides direct nursing care/nursing for clients such as dressing changes.
Administers medications as prescribed by consulting psychiatrist and other physicians according to the policies and procedures of the treatment center.
Responsible for safe management of medication and related supplies and documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the treatment center.
To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
Note: Employees currently assigned to positions in this 0610 occupational series as of September 2017 will be considered to have met the basic requirements for the position occupied.
A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained, OR
Degree from Foreign Nursing School: Official certification from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools is required for individuals who graduated from foreign nursing schools.
Licensure: For all grade levels and positions, applicants must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination. In addition, they must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
In addition, to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GS-0610-09:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Examples of experience include: Provides nursing assessment of clients upon their admission and reassessment according to policies and procedures; develop comprehensive, individual, nursing care plans; development of treatment plans in collaboration with physicians; and other members of the treatment team; administers medications as prescribed by consulting psychiatrist and other physicians according to policy and procedures; responsible for safe management of medication and related supplies and documentation; provide client education related to medication, treatment, side effects, and therapeutic effects.
Completed a master's degree from a professional nursing educational program. (Must provide evidence with your application documents if qualifying using this option).
You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed, and grades. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.
Only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be credited. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: https://www.ed.gov/accreditation
If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
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