• State of Nevada
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time

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- Underfilling Community Health Nurse 2/Pahrump and Fernley


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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.


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


Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Public and Behavioral Health

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 36548

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)###-####

Email: ...@dhhs.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 2 Days 16 Hrs 53 Mins

The Position

Community Health Nurses provide professional nursing services requiring licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and/or Registered Nurse in clinics, homes, schools and other community settings.

Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

Multiple positions located in Pahrump and Fernley ONLY. Community Health Nurses provide professional nursing care to clients in the community setting. Incumbents provide reproductive health services for men and women, identify and treat communicable disease, conduct health screenings, and analyze and interpret test results. Community Health Nurses conduct infant and child health assessments and counseling, perform physical and developmental screenings and administer immunizations. Incumbents consult and collaborate with organizations and agencies in the community to encourage health, wellness and disease prevention through a variety of settings. The successful candidate will also participate in hospital preparedness, attend Board of health and Local Emergency Preparedness Meetings as a community partner.

Please indicate on your application the geographical location you are willing to accept employment.

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To Qualify:

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

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse and one year of professional nursing experience; OR one year as a Registered Nurse I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education, licensure and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

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

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

Licensure from the State of Nevada is required at the time of appointment.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing 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.


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

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

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