Senior Psychiatrist (Forensic)

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Criminology and Forensics Public Health

Job Description

Announcement Number: 757286843

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
1321 S. Jones Blvd. ● Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
702-486-7077 ● Fax 702-486-8070 ● dpbh.nv.gov

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. Stein Hospital serves as a training site for senior psychiatric residents for the University of
Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine as well as for APRN students from multiple national programs with intent to
become a major training site for the UNLV School of Medicine forensic psychiatry fellows in 2021.

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 positon 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. Board eligibility or board certification in forensic psychiatry is highly desirable. Applicants
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 Public
and Behavioral Health 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-Betterley - SNAMHS HR Dept.
1321 S. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146
(Tel): 702-486-0837 (Fax): 702-486-8070

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate
based on race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic
partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

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