STATE OF NEVADA - Department of Health and Human Services Sparks, Nevada 89431, United States
May 26, 2017Full Time
Description: Incumbent will be expected to consult with the facility treatment teams to develop treatment plans, provide psychiatric assessments and prescribe appropriate psychotropic medications. As a member of the treatment team the Senior Psychiatrist is expected to complete the statutorily required assessments of criminal competency for the courts and be available to testify as an expert witness when subpoenaed. The position also requires participation in training forensic examiners for the Division Public and Behavioral Health as required by law. Job Requirements: Special Notes and Requirements: NRS 433.267 requires that Psychiatrist employed by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology within five years from the date of employment. Education and Experience: Applicants must be Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrist and be eligible for licensure in the State of Nevada. Must possess and maintain NV medical license, DEA certification, State Board of Pharmacy license and CPR certification at the time of appointment. Fingerprinting and a background investigation through the FBI and NHP are required.