Psychiatric Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Lincoln



Lincoln, NE 


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Psych NP)


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JOB #04600377
Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs nearly 2,300 team members operating 10 institutions, which house approximately 5,200 inmates, statewide. The department's focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Candidates will model the NDCS Values of integrity, respect, compassion, growth, and excellence as we accomplish our mission, "Keep people safe."

Information about the Department can be found at:

Two positions available in Lincoln. Salary range for these positions are $32.584-58.652 per hour. Salary may be commensurate with applicant's education and experience, if approved.

For more information on these positions, contact John Wilson at 402-479-5630. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Lisa Mathews at 402-479-5812 or

Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00
Provide psychiatric services to residential and non-residential adult correctional populations. May also provide primary care services as time allows. May also provide services at other facilities as needed.

Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS: Certification and current licensure as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the State of Nebraska.

PREFERRED: Psychiatric specialization/training or clinical experience working with psychiatric patients. Experience working as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner within a clinical setting, or equivalent experience. Experience working as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in a correctional or institutional setting. Current CPR/ALCS certification.

OTHER: Top candidates subject to background security check. Applicant accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once employed, all incumbents must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Department of Correctional Services pre-service training program.
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Nebraska Department of Correctional Services 801 W. Prospector Place, Bldg 1
Lincoln, NE, United States

Phone: 402-479-5601
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