• Apr 2, 2023
  • 5:21 AM

NDVS – Certified Nursing Assistant – Boulder City

Position Description – Open Competitive
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 to underfill for Certified Nursing Assistant 2’s. 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 daily living activities per 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 residents’ 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 (BLS) certification information must be listed under the Professional License/Certification section of your application in order to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications
Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing.
Basic Life Support certification.

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.



Boulder City, Nevada


Nevada Department of Veterans Services

How to Apply

• Interested STATE employees must apply through their internal Success Factors account online at https://hcm20.ns2cloud.com/login from a work computer or through your VPN using your NDVS email as the User ID and your email Password. State employees are not able to apply from their personal computers without using a VPN.

• Non-state (external) applicants must apply on-line: https://careers.nv.gov/

Job Type

Full Time


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