Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)
Job Number: 5446461
Location: Central California Women's Facility - Chowchilla
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Central California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Staff Psychiatrist
$285,948 - $343,596 Annual Range (Board Certified)
$278,616 - $333,912 Annual Range (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 Rehabilitationís adult correctional facilities, you will find like-minded professionals committed to providing optimal care, promoting patientsí 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 wonít encounter in any other practice.  And with the support of our dedicated medical assistants, youíll be able to devote your time to practicing and honing advanced psychopharmacological skills.  

We currently have opportunities at the Central California Women's Facility, located in Chowchilla. This central valley rural town is a short commute from the bedroom communities of Merced and Fresno. You can enjoy a variety of activities, including exploring Yosemite National Park, discovering regional wineries, or cheering for the Fresno State Bulldogs. 

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

Pursuant to the Public Health Order (State and Local Correctional Facilities and Detention Centers Health Care Worker Vaccination Requirement) issued by the California Department of Public Health and the directive (Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing for Institution Staff) issued by the Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR), all staff assigned to all staff assigned to this institution are required to show evidence of full vaccination for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination. In addition, employees regularly assigned to work in the health care areas or posts within this assigned institution shall provide evidence of full vaccination for COVID-19, absent an approved reasonable medical or religious accommodation precluding them from vaccination. 

Take the first step in joining our team and submit 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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