Announcement Number: 1846365917
State of Nevada
Department of Corrections
Senior Physician (Range C)
(Mid-Level Practitioner - Applications Accepted)
Department of Corrections
Recruiting for: Future full-time and part-time vacancies located at the Department of Corrections,
Administrative Division, Medical Section in the following areas: Carson City, Ely, Indian Springs,
North Las Vegas and Lovelock, Nevada. Ely is a maximum security prison.
Applications from Mid-Level Practitioners are also encouraged.
Sr. Physician POSITION: 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 POSITION: Mid-Level Practitioners may be either advanced practitioners of
Nursing or Physician Assistants who provide medical care in psychiatric or correctional settings.
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. Advanced
Practitioners of Nursing (APN) work within the scope of practice of an APN and practice protocols as
agreed upon by the collaborating physician and the APN, as set forth in the Nurse Practice Act,
Chapter 632 of the Nevada Revised Statutes and Administrative Code.
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 Nurse
Practitioner issued by the State Board of Nursing.
5500 Snyder Ave.
Carson City, NV 89701
3955 W. Russell Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
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. 2) Requires fingerprinting and a background investigation through the FBI and NCIC 3)
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 $155,624 (Employee/Employer Paid Retirement)
Mid-Level Practitioner: Pay Grade 43: Salary range $64,707 to $97,593 (Employee/Employer Paid
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 II, Department of Corrections,
3955 West Russell Road, Las Vegas, NV 89118, (702) 486-9956, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL: Recruitment Needs Are Satisfied
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.
Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied