Senior Psychiatrist (Full-Time)

  • State of Nevada
  • Sparks, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Public Health

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1709836284

SENIOR PSYCHIATRIST (FULL-TIME)
Lake's Crossing Center (LCC) currently has a full-time 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 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.
SALARY AND Benefits: Compensation is $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; three (3) weeks sick leave accrual annually; 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, Agency Director
500 Galletti Way, Sparks NV 89431
Phone: (775) 688-6652
Email: twickham@health.nv.gov

Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

Sparks, Nevada United States View Map