Nevada Public Health and Safety
Sec. § 439.368
Appointment, duties and compensation of district health officer; duties of district board of health concerning district health officer; clinical program requiring medical assessment must be supervised by physician.


The district board of health shall appoint a district health officer for the health district who shall have full authority as a county health officer in the health district.


The district health officer shall direct the work of the health district, administer the health district and perform any other duties specified by the district board of health.


The district board of health shall:


Approve a job description, qualifications and compensation for a district health officer; and


Oversee the recruitment and selection process for a district health officer.


The district health officer is entitled to receive the compensation approved by the district board of health and serves at the pleasure of the board.


Any clinical program of a district board of health which requires medical assessment must be carried out under the direction of a physician.
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