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Staff Psychiatrist-Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)

5598686

Salinas Valley State Prison - Soledad

California Correctional Health Care Services

Bay Area

Full Time

Until Filled

Staff Psychiatrist-Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)
$280,344 - $336,864 Annual Range (Board Certified)
$273,156 - $327,360 Annual Range (Board Eligible)
*Depending on Experience*
 
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. 

California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists with an interest in correctional and/or forensic psychiatry to join our Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP). Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional facilities, you will find like-minded professionals well-versed in the intricate psychiatric and medical interplay necessary to treat our diverse patient population.
 
Within the PIP, you will:
  • Perform psychiatric evaluation for assigned in-patients in the Acute Psychiatric Program and/or Intermediate Treatment Program units
  • Write orders for admission, transfer, discharge, medications, restraints, seclusion, and suicide precautions
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy
  • Collaborate and consult with medical staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team 
  • Participate in the compensated on-call rotation program and morning rounds 
We offer a competitive compensation package, including:
  • 40-hour workweek with flexible schedules 
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of California pension that vests in five years
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $41,000 - $54,000 per year)
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Visa sponsorship opportunities
  • CME annual stipend of $1,000 with paid time off to attend
  • Thank You Bonus of up to $20,000 to professional newly hired with the State of California
  • Relocation assistance for those new to State of California service
We currently have opportunities at Salinas Valley State Prison, located in Monterey County’s Soledad. You’ll have access to all of the activities, history, and cultural events of Monterey, Big Sur, and Carmel-by-the-Sea. Plus, with the positive work/life balance you’ll find with CCHCS, you’ll be able to enjoy them!
 
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order on August 19, 2021 which requires workers working in a healthcare setting at all local and state correctional facilities and detention centers be vaccinated against COVID-19. Therefore, all workers identified under the CDPH Order are required to either be vaccinated or submit a medical or religious accommodation. While working through either of these interactive processes, staff shall wear an N95 mask and test twice-weekly (with at least 72 hours between each test) until they comply with the August 19, 2021 CDPH Order. 
 
Take the first step in joining one of our outstanding mental health teams and contact Hasanah Melochick at (916) 691-0727 or send your CV to CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov.
 
"CCHCS uses E-Verify in its hiring practices to achieve a lawful workforce.  For more information about E-Verify, please go to www.e-verify.gov”.
 
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