Staff Psychiatrist-Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)
Job Number: 5510733
Location: California Medical Facility - Vacaville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Staff Psychiatrist-Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP)
$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 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. 
 
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists with an interest in correctional and/or forensic psychiatry to join our Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP). Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitationís (CDCR) adult correctional facilities, you will find like-minded professionals well-versed in the intricate psychiatric and medical interplay necessary to treat our diverse patient population.
   
Within the PIP, you will:
  • Perform psychiatric evaluation for assigned in-patients in the Acute Psychiatric Program and/or Intermediate Treatment Program units
  • Write orders for admission, transfer, discharge, medications, restraints, seclusion, and suicide precautions
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy
  • Collaborate and consult with medical staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team  
  • Participate in the compensated on-call rotation program and morning rounds
We offer a competitive compensation package, including:
  • 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
We currently have opportunities at California Medical Facility, located between San Francisco and Sacramento, near family-friendly Vacaville. This city has a rich history, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, and enjoys a high level of community involvement. Or, use the work-life balance youíll find with CCHCS/CDCR and plan day trips to nearby Napa, Lake Tahoe, and Monterey.
 
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. 

Take the first step in joining this outstanding multidisciplinary team and contact Hasanah Melochick, at 916.691.0727 or by email at
CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov.
  
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