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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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse Trainee. The Licensed Practical Nurse Trainee will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. This position will provide 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; and communicates with neighborhood staff, residents, families, visitors and members of the Southern 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. Progression to the Licensed Practical Nurse 2 level may occur upon meeting minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the approval of the appointing authority. ***License information must be listed under the Professional License section of your applicant profile.*** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Go here for more information, and to apply: https://neats.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=35995