California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists with an interest in correctional and/or forensic psychiatry to join our multidisciplinary teams. Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional facilities, you will find like-minded professionals committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism and well-versed in the intricate psychiatric and medical interplay necessary to treat our diverse patient population. Here, you will develop treatment plans for cases you won’t encounter in any other practice. And with the support of our dedicated medical assistants, you’ll be able to devote your time to practicing and honing advanced psychopharmacological skills. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability. In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.
We currently have opportunities at the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility, located in Corcoran. This central valley rural town is a short commute from the bedroom communities of Merced and Fresno. From here, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including exploring Yosemite National Park, discovering regional wineries, or cheering on the Fresno State Bulldogs.
In return for your efforts, we offer true career balance with all of the stability and benefits found in employment with the State of California:
40-hour workweek with flexible schedules
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California pension that vests in five years
401(k) and 457(b) options – tax defer up to $35k per year
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
Visa sponsorship opportunities
CME annual stipend of $1,000 with paid time off to attend
$10,000 Thank You Bonus to professionals newly hired with the State of California
Relocation assistance for those new to State of California service
Clinicians at this site may be eligible for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program
Take the first step in joining this outstanding multi-disciplinary team and contact Blair Eversly at 916-538-3948 or email your CV to CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov.
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