Senior Psychiatrist (Forensic)

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Apr 06, 2018
Full Time Criminology and Forensics Public Health Sciences and Laboratory

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1900313603

BRIAN SANDOVAL STATE OF NEVADA RICHARD WHITLEY, MS
Governor Director
State of Nevada
Department Of Health and Human Services
Division of Public and Behavioral Health
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
Stein Hospital
Is Seeking...
Senior Psychiatrists (Forensic)
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) currently seeking Psychiatrists for our new Stein
Hospital located in Las Vegas, NV. This position supports SOUTHERN NEVADA ADULT MENTAL HEALTH
SERVICES (SNAMHS), Stein Hospital. The Stein Hospital is a secure forensic hospital providing inpatient forensic
services for adults who are court committed, serving Southern Nevada.
SALARY AND Benefits: Competitive salary and benefit package. National Health Service Corps Loan
Repayment Program available in our NHSC approved sites. Relocation & J-1/H-1 Visa assistance is available.
Excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, Public Employees Retirement Plan, three
weeks paid vacation, three weeks sick leave, holidays and no state, county, city or Social Security tax!
DESCRIPTION: Incumbents 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 of Public and Behavioral Health as required by law.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Applicants must be Board Certified/Board Eligible Psychiatrists 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. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this
class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must first submit to a
pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Fingerprinting and a background investigation through the FBI
and NHP are required. The employee is responsible for all fingerprinting fees.
SPECIAL NOTES AND REQUIREMENTS: NRS 433.267 requires that Psychiatrists employed by the Division of
Mental Health and Developmental Services be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology within five
years from the date of employment.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL: Recruitment Needs Are Satisfied
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT
ecdiaz@health.nv.gov
Ms. Elisa Diaz - SNAMHS HR Dept.
1321 S. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146
(Tel): 702-486-0837 (Fax): 702-486-8070
Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied