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Chief Executive Officer, Health Care (Safety)

Job Number: 4577035
Location: Statewide - Various
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Statewide
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Do you want the challenge of a leadership role in an organization committed to change management, process improvement and better health care outcomes? 

Then consider this executive opportunity with California Correctional Health Care Services.

About This Location
At this time, a position does not exist at headquarters in Elk Grove, California. However, it is anticipated that positions may exist at the below locations/institutions within California Correctional Health Care Services in the future.  When applying via this Statewide Job Bulletin, applicants will be considered for positions as they become available throughout California.

·  Avenal State Prison – Avenal, California

·  California City Correctional Facility - California City, California

·  California Correctional Center – Susanville, California

·  California Correctional Institution – Tehachapi, California

·  California Health Care Facility – Stockton, California

·  California Institution for Men – Chino, California

·  California Institution for Women – Corona, California

·  California Medical Facility – Vacaville, California

·  California Men’s Colony – San Luis Obispo, California

·  California State Prison, Corcoran – Corcoran, California

·  California State Prison, Los Angeles – Lancaster, California

·  California State Prison, Sacramento – Represa, California

·  California State Prison, Solano – Vacaville, California

·  California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility - Corcoran, California

·  Calipatria State Prison – Calipatria, California

·  California State Prison Centinela – Imperial, California

·  Central California Women’s Facility – Chowchilla, California

·  Chuckawalla Valley State Prison – Blythe, California

·  Correctional Training Facility – Soledad, California

·  Deuel Vocational Institution – Tracy, California

·  Folsom State Prison – Represa, California

·  Kern Valley State Prison – Delano, California

·  Mule Creek State Prison – Ione, California

·  North Kern State Prison – Delano, California

·  Pelican Bay State Prison – Crescent City, California

·  Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility – San Diego, California

·  Wasco State Prison Reception Center – Wasco, California 

About This Position
Under the leadership of the Receiver and the Director of Division of Correctional Health Care Services, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the highest-ranking health care authority within a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation adult institution. The CEO is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating 24-hour and 7-days a week operation of one or two institutions and delivery of a multi-functional health care system. This system features a full range of medical, mental health, dental, pharmacy and medication management, specialized care and clinic services, and allied health. The CEO serves as the Department’s and Receiver’s principal advisor on the institution-specific application of health care policies and procedures.

We are looking for an individual with the following Competencies:

     Knowledge of: 
    ·  Modern management concepts in a complex multidisciplinary health care 
       delivery system 
    ·  Laws, rules, regulations, and standards pertaining to health care 
       administration in a correctional setting 
    ·  Fiscal management practices 
    ·  Principles, practices, and trends of organizational leadership 
    ·  Cost and data management systems associated with patient care and 
       evaluation of health care delivery systems 

    Ability to: 
    ·  Communicate effectively 
    ·  Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate health care and administrative services to 
       meet treatment needs within an institution setting 
    ·  Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those 
       contacted in the course of the work 
    ·  Evaluate information and make recommendations based upon data from 
       management or automated systems 
    ·  Create and develop collaborative teams
    ·  Motivate staff to accomplish common goals
    ·  Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive reports 
    ·  Effectively develop and implement strategies to accomplish program missions 

Salary Range:
$132,000 - $194,616 / Annually*
Salary based on assignment and qualifications
And here are just some of the benefits of the job:

     ·  Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
     ·  Paid Holidays
     ·  Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
     ·  State Safety Retirement
     ·  401(k) and 457(b) available: tax defer up to $35,000 a year

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Minimum Requirements 

To learn about the Minimum Requirements for this position, please read the Exam Bulletin.

How To Apply

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Appointments to these positions are limited-term (at will) for the first two years, with a possibility of becoming permanent, followed by a one-year probationary period.

About Eligibility
You must have List, Lateral or Reinstatement eligibility in order to apply for this position.  If not, you must complete the Online Self-Assessment for this classification before you can apply.

The challenges of our work are tremendous. But the rewards of making such a significant difference in people’s lives are even more impressive. We provide competitive compensation as well as the superior California State Employee benefits and retirement package. 

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The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

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