Physician Assistant, Correctional Facility
Job Number: 5612376
Location: Chuckawalla Valley State Prison - Blythe
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Southern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Part Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Physician Assistant, Correctional Facility
$65,922 - $75,972 Annual Range (.50/20hr wk)

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 Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP), located in Blythe.  This friendly desert community is an outdoor recreational wonderland, with access to almost 95 miles of navigable water for boating, fishing, and water-skiing and 350 days of sunshine to enjoy golfing, tennis, and hiking.  The upscale enclaves of La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Palm Springs make an attractive home base for many of CVSP’s physicians and their families.

In return for your efforts, CCHCS provides a competitive compensation package, including:
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
  •  Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $41,000 - $54,000 per year)
  • Paid Insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Paid CME, with paid time off to attend
  • Visa sponsorship opportunities
  • Relocation assistance for those new to state service
  • 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 one of our outstanding multidisciplinary teams and contact Debora Kim at 916-691-1546 or send 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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