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Receiver's Medical Executive (Safety)


California Correctional Institution - Tehachapi

California Correctional Health Care Services

Southern California

Full Time Limited Term

Until Filled

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 this post/position may be required to show evidence of full vaccination and booster 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.

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 physician executive opportunity with California Correctional Health Care Services.

This position located at California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi, California.
This position is pending HR approval.
This job is posted as "Until Filled" with the following internal cutoff dates: 
  • August 31, 2022
  • October 31, 2022
  • November 30, 2022
  • December 31, 2022
  • January 31, 2023
  • February 28, 2023
About This Position

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and the clinical supervision of the Deputy Medical Executive, this position is the highest-ranking physician leader within a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) adult institution.   Assumes comprehensive 24-hour and 7-day (24/7) accountability for the operations and delivery of all patient care services throughout a CDCR institution or designated institutions.  Assigns work and specific cases; consults on critical cases, and monitors institution admissions and discharges.  May perform medical care of patients within an institution, as necessary.

Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates all provider activity within the institution and ensures compassionate, safe, effective, timely, efficient and equitable patient-centered care in conjunction with other health care discipline managers, and in coordination with custody.  Develops and maintains a competent provider team to deliver evidence-based patient-centered care. Participates in medical staff recruitment and retention programs.  Participates directly in the selection of key patient care positions assigned to the institution. Develops, implements and monitors clear and realistic performance expectations; issues letters of instruction and counselling memoranda, effectively recommends formal disciplinary action to the institution Chief Executive Officer, and upon delegation from the Chief Executive Officer, takes appropriate disciplinary action. 
Develops and maintains an on-going program to deliver, monitor, evaluate, and improve the quality and appropriateness of all medical patient care in the Institution.  Assists with the development of medical patient care policies, procedures, and protocols to standardize and promote effective health care delivery and to achieve and maintain compliance with mandated litigation, address local operational issues, impacting health care contract administration and other local and statewide regulatory agencies. Ensures compliance with all federal, State and county regulations, laws and policies and procedures essential in the management of a licensed facility (i.e., Title 22).  Identifies problems and implements solutions for operational and organizational issues pertaining to medical patient care.  Directs quality improvement teams and ensures that patient care audits are conducted on an on-going basis, including the development and implementation of corrective actions plans.
Promotes public relations with community health care providers.  Reviews, approves and coordinates the transfer of patients between institutions and to outside medical facilities to ensure appropriateness and effective utilization of health care beds within an institution. 

Participates in the assessment and monitoring of productivity, workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships as directed; identifies and makes recommendations for improvement and assists in the implementation of changes.  Assists with the formulation of operational and capital budgets and makes decisions or effectively recommends a course of action with regard to management of the institution’s medical services budget.  Other duties deemed necessary to operate the California Correctional Health Care Services.

We are looking for an individual with the following Core Competencies:

     ·  Professional/Technical Expertise
     ·  Customer and Patient Focus
     ·  Teamwork
     ·  Valuing Diversity
     ·  Managing Performance
     ·  Leadership
     ·  Planning and Organizing
     ·  Organizational Savvy
     ·  Process Improvement 
     ·  Developing Others
     ·  Managing Change
     ·  Strategic View
     ·  Assessing Talent
     ·  Relationship Building
     ·  Negotiating
     ·  Handling Conflict
     ·  Oral Communication

The Salary Range:
$349,896 - $433,680/ 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
     ·  License renewals reimbursed
     ·  State Safety Retirement
     ·  401(k) and 457(b) available: tax defer up to $45,000 - $60,000 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 for this classification to apply for this position. If not, you must complete the Online Self-Assessment for this classification.

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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