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Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)

5721939

Ironwood State Prison - Blythe

California Correctional Health Care Services

Southern California

Full Time

Until Filled

Staff Psychiatrist
$280,344 - $336,864 (Board Certified)
$273,156 - $327,360 (Board Eligible)
*Depending on Experience*

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists with an interest in correctional and/or forensic psychiatry to join our multidisciplinary teams.  Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional facilities, you will find like-minded professionals committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism and well-versed in the intricate psychiatric and medical interplay necessary to treat our diverse patient population.  Here, you will develop treatment plans for cases you won’t encounter in any other practice.  And with the support of our dedicated medical assistants, you’ll be able to devote your time to practicing and honing advanced psychopharmacological skills. 

We currently have opportunities at Ironwood State Prison (ISP), 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 ISP’s physicians and their families.

In return for your efforts, we offer true career balance with all of the stability and benefits found in employment with the State of California:

  • 40-hour workweek with flexible schedules 
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of California pension that vests in five years
  • 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
  • CME annual stipend of $1,000 with paid time off to attend 
  • Thank You Bonus of up to $20,000 to professional newly hired with the State of California
  • Relocation assistance for those new to State of California service
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. 
 
Telework is available for employees who can satisfactorily perform their essential work functions independently and remotely. Specific telework schedules may be discussed further during the interview process.

Take the first step in joining one of our outstanding mental health teams at (877) 793-4473 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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