Senior Psychiatrist - SNAMHS

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

Job Description

Announcement Number: 325296212

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
Is Seeking...
Senior Psychiatrists
Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) currently seeking Psychiatrists for our Agency located in
Las Vegas, NV. SNAMHS is a State of Nevada agency whose mission is to help adults with mental illness improve their
quality of life, by providing inpatient and outpatient mental health services for the Southern Nevada community. We are
committed to developing innovative programs and service delivery systems to a diverse patient population. Our greatest
asset is 740+ professional staff dedicated to the betterment of the lives of our consumers. We are committed to a culture
of life-long learning and our employees know that SNAMHS is a place to grow, develop and build careers that are both
dynamic and satisfying. It is our intention to provide an environment which fully respects human dignity and consistently
reflects human caring. Some of the services we provide include Acute Inpatient Services, Mobile Crisis, Outpatient
Counseling, Service Coordination, Intensive Service Coordination, Medication Clinic, Residential Support Programs,
Mental Health Court, Assisted Outpatient Treatment and Programs for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) teams.
Inpatient services are provided through our state-of-the-art Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, which began serving the
community on August 28, 2006. Outpatient services are provided through three mental health clinics located throughout
the community and two rural locations. We are accredited by the Joint Commission and certified by Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services (CMS). We proudly serve as a major training site for the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of
Medicine medical students and psychiatric residents of all years of training, Touro University DO students, and APRN
students from multiple national programs.
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 participate and lead a multidisciplinary team managing a wide variety of patients and
diagnoses. Dynamic work responsibilities include providing assessments and evaluating patients; plan and review care
and treatment of individual patients; prescribe medications; prepare reports and case histories; interpret medical records.
Ensure regulatory and Joint Commission compliance. Participate in the Resident training and Internship programs, with
possible UNLV School of Medicine affiliation.
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 Public
and Behavioral Health be certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology within five years from the date of
employment.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT
SNAMHSHR@health.nv.gov
SNAMHS HR Dept.
1321 S. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146
(Tel): 702-486-7077 (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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