Nurse Practitioner, Correctional Facility - Psychiatric
Job Number: 5579927
Location: California State Prison, Corcoran - Corcoran
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Central California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Nurse Practitioner, Correctional Facility - Psychiatric
$136,416 - $154,212 Annual Range
 
Are you looking to practice medicine and maintain a positive work-life balance? A career with California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) allows you to focus on providing quality care without the burdens of managing insurance paperwork or maintaining an unrealistic patient load. Here, in a supportive, collaborative environment, and in conjunction with one of our dedicated physicians, you will deliver primary care to our diverse patient population. 

All psychiatric nurse practitioners with CCHCS must have current California RN licensure and Nurse Practitioner Furnishing certificate with board certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner, and certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

We currently have opportunities at California State Prison - Corcoran located in Corcoran. This central valley rural town is a short commute from the bedroom communities of Merced and Fresno. From here, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including exploring Yosemite National Park, discovering regional wineries, and cheering on the Fresno State Bulldogs.

With the direction of a psychiatrist, you will:

  • Provide evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment plans for patients, including those for suspected physical or neurological conditions
  • Determine patients’ need for psychiatric medication and crisis intervention
  • Assess and monitor patients’ continued use of prescribed psychotropic medications

In return for your efforts, CCHCS provides a competitive compensation package, including:

  • 40-hour workweek – affords you true work-life balance
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $41,000 - $54,000 per year)
  • Visa sponsorship opportunities
  • Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
  • And much more
Pursuant to the Public Health Orders (Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings and 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 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. 
 
Take the first step in joining this outstanding multi-disciplinary team and contact Hasanah Melochick, at 916-691-0727 or by email at CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov

This is a limited term position, and it has the possibility of becoming permanent.
 
"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."
 
EOE