Senior Psychiatrist (Part-Time)

  • State of Nevada
  • , Nevada
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Announcement Number: 36581144

Governor Administrator

Director Chief Medical Officer

Agency Director
State of Nevada
Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public and Behavioral Health
500 Galletti Way, Sparks, NV 89431
Telephone: (775) 688-1900 ♦ Fax: (775) 688-1909


Lake's Crossing Center (LCC) currently has a part-time (0.51 FTE) position available for a Senior Psychiatrist. Lake's
Crossing Center is a State of Nevada agency located in Sparks, NV. The agency is a maximum-security facility whose
mission is to provide comprehensive forensic mental health services. From around the State individuals are court ordered
to LCC for evaluation assessments and recommendation for treatment.

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 of Public and Behavioral Health as required by law.

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

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.

SALARY AND Benefits: Compensation is based on 51% of a full-time position salary of $193,342 per year
(Employee/Employer paid retirement). Excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance; Public
Employees Retirement Plan; three (3) weeks paid vacation accrual annually (prorated); three (3) weeks sick leave accrual
annually (prorated); eleven (11) paid holidays; deferred salary opportunity; and no social security tax. Additionally,
Nevada offers its workers the advantage of no State income tax. Relocation assistance may be available.

Special Instructions: *Resumes must include a detailed description of education and employment history to include
scope of responsibility, salary history, and professional references. *In your cover letter, please indicate how you heard
about the position. *Resumes will be accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied.

Submit Resume/CV to:
Theresa Wickham, LCC Agency Director
500 Galletti Way, Sparks NV 89431
Phone: (775) 688-6652

Closing Date/Time:

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