Announcement Number: 1293957087
Chief of Human
5500 Snyder Ave.
Carson City, NV 89701
3955 W. Russell Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
STATE OF NEVADA
Department of Corrections
Senior Physician (Range C)
Recruiting for: Future full-time and part-time vacancies located at the Department of
Corrections, Medical Administration Division, in the following areas: Carson City, Ely,
Indian Springs, North Las Vegas and Lovelock, Nevada. Ely is a maximum security
Applications from Mid-Level Practitioners are also encouraged.
Sr. Physician: Under administrative direction, performs professional medical duties
involving general examination, diagnosis, care and treatment; supervises the medical
services; and performs related work as required. Prescribe medications by using
standard pharmacological procedures in order to facilitate treatment and care of individual
clients. Must be or become knowledgeable of Nevada Revised Statutes applicable to the
practice of medicine in Nevada State facilities and programs.
Mid-Level Practitioner: Mid-Level Practitioners may be either Advanced Practice
Registered Nurses (APRN) or Physician Assistants (PA), who provide medical care in
psychiatric or correctional settings.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses work within the scope of practice of an APRN and
practice protocols as agreed upon by the collaborating physician and the APRN, as set
forth in the Nurse Practice Act, Chapter 632 of the Nevada Revised Statutes and
Physician Assistants provide medical care in accordance with approved medical protocols
as allowed under the Supervising Physician's scope of practice and Nevada Revised
Statutes. Sr. Physician Requirements: Graduation from an accredited school of medicine
or approved by the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners with one year of internship in an
approved hospital and three years of experience in the practice of medicine or an
equivalent combination of both; OR completion of an appropriate residency approved by
the American Medical Association; OR an equivalent combination substituting each year
of resident training for a year of medical practice; OR board eligibility in a medical
specialty; OR board certification in a medical specialty.
Mid-Level Practitioner Requirements: Licensure by the Nevada State Board of
Medical Examiners or certification by the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine
as a Physician Assistant; OR certification of recognition as an Advanced Practitioner,
Family Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; issued by the State
Board of Nursing.
Special Notes & Requirements: Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in the
class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in the
class must first submit to pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Positions
require fingerprinting and a background investigation through the FBI and NCIC
processes. Additionally, a valid license to practice medicine in the State of Nevada is
required at the time of appointment and must be maintained throughout employment.
SALARY AND Benefits:
Sr. Physician: Annual salary up to $175,191 (Employer/Employee) Public Employees
Retirement System (PERS), plan.
Mid-Level Practitioner: Pay Grade 43 - Salary range of $72,871 to $$109,849
(Employer/Employee) Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), plan.Employee
benefits include paid annual, paid sick leave, health insurance, and the State retirement
plan. Other optional benefits are available including a deferred compensation program.
Submit a State application to Ken Goodly, Human Resources Analyst 2, Department of
Corrections, 3955 West Russell Road, Las Vegas, NV 89118, (725) 216-6052, E-mail:
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL: Recruitment Needs Are Satisfied (URS)
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates
will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will
close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring
decision has been made.
The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of 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