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Chief Executive Officer, Health Care (Safety)


Wasco State Prison - Wasco

California Correctional Health Care Services

Central 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 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.
About the Position 
Under the leadership of the Receiver and the Regional Health Care Executive, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the highest-ranking health care authority within a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation adult institution. The CEO is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating 24-hour and 7-days a week operation of one or two institutions and delivery of a multi-functional health care system. This system features a full range of medical, mental health, dental, pharmacy and medication management, specialized care and clinic services, and allied health. The CEO serves as the Department’s and Receiver’s principal advisor on the institution-specific application of health care policies and procedures.
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 

Salary Range:
$184,740 - $212,436 / 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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