Physician Assistant, Correctional Facility
Job Number: 5610274
Location: Pleasant Valley State Prison - Coalinga
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Central California
Time Base/FT/PT: Part Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Physician Assistant, Correctional Facility
$67,572 - $77,874 Annual Range (.50/20hr week)

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. In a supportive, collaborative environment, and in conjunction with a dedicated physician, you will deliver primary care to our diverse patient population. 
 
All physician assistants (PAs) with CCHCS must have current board certification issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). 

We currently have opportunities at Pleasant Valley State Prison (PVSP), located in the central valley community of Coalinga. While working at PVSP, you can live a country commute away, among the rolling hills of Paso Robles.  Here, you can take advantage of your new work-life balance with CCHCS and discover artisanal, regional wineries; or enjoy the vistas provided by the many hiking and biking trails throughout the area.
 
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
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 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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