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Chief Executive Officer, Health Care (Safety)


California Health Care Facility - Stockton

California Correctional Health Care Services

Northern California

Full Time Limited Term

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.
Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

Pursuant to the Public Health Orders ( and issued by the California Department of Public Health and the directive issued by the Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), all staff assigned to California Health Care Facility are required to show evidence of full vaccination for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination. 

Masks must be worn in accordance with local requirements, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) requirements, and directive ( issued by CDCR.

About the Position
Under the administrative direction of the Regional Health Care Executive, CEA, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is in charge of and will manage the California Health Care Facility, which includes multiple intermediate and acute health care programs for adult patients-inmates of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).  Through subordinate staff, which includes custody, medical, dental and mental health professionals of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), and the California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS), the CEO has responsibility for all of the Facility’s operations.  This position is responsible for the Facility’s effectiveness, and for coordination with departmental headquarters, other CDCR institutions, and for external relationships with governmental, legislative, community and business leaders at the state and local level.
This job posting may be used to fill future vacancies that may arise.

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
Additional Desirable Qualifications:  
    ·  Management/Leadership with large inpatient settings over 100 beds
    ·  Experience with mental health and medical inpatient issues
    ·  Experience with the Joint Commission standards and certification

Salary Range:
$132,000 - $208,548 / 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

You may apply for this position by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page.

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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