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Psychologist-Clinical, CF - Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)


California Health Care Facility - Stockton

California Correctional Health Care Services

Northern California

Full Time

Until Filled

Psychologist - Clinical - Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)
$125,244 - $139,812 Annual Range (Licensed)
$106,104 - $115,332 Annual Range (Non-licensed)
*Depending on Experience*
  • Appreciation Bonus of up to $35,000 for clinicians newly hired with the State of CA
  • Psychologists providing care within one of our Psychiatric Inpatient Units receive an additional 15% Stipend of Base Pay
Skilled post-doctoral (PsyD or PhD) psychologists, like you, are integral members of our multidisciplinary mental health teams. Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional institutions, you’ll find opportunities to use your clinical knowledge and expertise to make a meaningful and lasting difference, including:
  • Working collaboratively with a team of health care professionals and support staff
  • Providing clinical psychological assessment, crisis intervention, and discharge planning
  • Using evidence-based treatment strategies in both individual and group settings to help patients develop the skills necessary to live independent, productive lives, and improve their overall well-being

Candidates new to CCHCS are required to submit to a background investigation process utilizing Live Scan Fingerprinting, and Tuberculosis (TB) testing prior to appointment followed by department annual TB testing/evaluation thereafter.

We currently have opportunities at the California Health Care Facility (CHCF), a unique facility whose mission is to care for patients with the most severe and long-term needs.  Located in Stockton 45 miles east of Sacramento, CHCF is also accessible from many Sacramento area communities, including family-friendly Elk Grove.

Here, you’ll enjoy a collegial atmosphere, a well-defined career ladder, the stability and work-life balance you desire, and great State employee benefits, including:
  • 40-hour workweek (affords you true work-life balance)
  • State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit for retirement formulas)
  • Generous paid vacation and holiday schedule
  • 401(k) and 457(b) plans (tax defer up to $45,000 - $60,000 per year)
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
  • Dedicated assistance with visa sponsorship
  • Potential NHSC Loan Repayment (depending on location0 
Submit your CV to or call (877) 793-4473 for more information.
Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking "Apply Now" on the top or bottom of this page.

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