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Physician & Surgeon (IM/FP) - HQ Special Populations


Headquarters - Elk Grove

California Correctional Health Care Services

Northern California

Full Time

Until Filled

Physician & Surgeon (IM/FP) - HQ Special Populations
$296,496 - $311,328 annual (Time-Limited Board Certified)
$281,640 - $295,740 annual (Lifetime Board Certified)
$266,844 - $280,200 annual (Pre-Board Certified)
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a physician to evaluate and co-manage clinically complex patients, including those with HIV, HCV, or HBV with or without concomitant Substance Use Disorder (SUD) within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations’ (CDCR) correctional institutions. In addition to a CA medical license and Internal Medicine or Family Practice certification, you must possess an X-Waiver (or ability to attain within 14 days of hire).
Under the general direction of the Chief Physician, you will:
  • Evaluate and co-manage patients in special populations, including prescribing and administering medical treatments; ordering and interpreting diagnostic studies; providing preventative medicine, appropriate specialty referrals, and education and counseling to patients
  • Communicate, advise, and work with primary care providers and other clinicians and specialists in ongoing management of this patient population
  • Instruct and clinically supervise registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, and other clinical staff in medical protocols
  • Participate in peer review, population management projects and quality improvement programs and processes as related to HIV, HCV, and HBV care
  • Travel to CDCR correctional institutions throughout California

In return for your efforts, we offer a competitive compensation package, including:

  • 40-hour workweek
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit for retirement formulas)
  • 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
  • Relocation assistance for those new to state service
  • And much more

This distinctive opportunity is based at CCHCS’ comfortable and modern campus-style headquarters office in Elk Grove, located approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento.

Take the first step in joining our team and submit your CV to or contact us at (877) 793-4473. 

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