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Nurse Practitioner, Correctional Facility

5612375

Chuckawalla Valley State Prison - Blythe

California Correctional Health Care Services

Southern California

Part Time

Until Filled

Nurse Practitioner
$66,546 - $75,228 Annual Range (.50/20hr wk)

Are you looking to practice medicine and maintain a positive work-life balance? A career with California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS)/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) allows you to focus on providing quality health care without the burdens of managing insurance paperwork or maintaining an unrealistic patient panel. Here, in a supportive, collaborative environment, and in conjunction with our dedicated physicians and psychiatrists, you will deliver primary care to a diverse patient population within the Psychiatric Inpatient Program. In addition to a CA licensure, you must possess an X-Waiver (or ability to attain within 14 days of hire) as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption.
 
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. 

All nurse practitioners (NPs) with CCHCS/CDCR must have current California registered nurse licensure and NP Furnishing certificate with board certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Nurse Credentialing Center, as a family or adult NP. 
 
We currently have opportunities at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP), located in Blythe.  This friendly desert community is an outdoor recreational wonderland, with access to almost 95 miles of navigable water for boating, fishing, and water skiing and 350 days of sunshine to enjoy golfing, tennis, and hiking.  The upscale enclaves of La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Palm Springs make an attractive home base for many of CVSP’s physicians and their families.

In return for your efforts, CCHCS/CDCR offers a competitive benefits package, including:
• Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
• Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
• Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $41,000 - $54,000 per year)
• Visa sponsorship opportunities
• Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
• And much more

Take the first step toward joining this outstanding multidisciplinary team by contacting Debora Kim at (916) 691-1546 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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