Physician & Surgeon, CF - Regional Advisor
Job Number: 5652007
Location: Headquarters - Elk Grove
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Physician & Surgeon, (IM/FP) - Regional Advisor
$302,424 - $317,556 annual (Time-Limited Board Certified)
$287,268 - $301,656 annual (Lifetime Board Certified)
$272,184 - $285,804 annual (Pre-Board Certified)
We currently have a dynamic opportunity at CCHCS supporting the health care in our institutions.  Under the direction of the Utilization Management Deputy Medical Executive and Chief Physician and Surgeon, you will: 
  • Review medical and surgical health requests for inpatient admission, outpatient treatment, and diagnostic services to assess medical necessity, including in our re-entry programs
  • Make recommendations for specialty/facility services and develop alternative plans of care and treatment when feasible
  • Participate in committees and conferences to discuss the surgical and medical conditions of various patients
  • Analyze data to identify areas of over/under utilization and process improvement
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures and processes related to utilization management
  • Engage with community hospitals as necessary to consult on select patients’ offsite care, second opinions, and mobilization
  • Review hospital claims for appropriateness

Extensive travel to institutions is required.

Conveniently located near Los Angeles and Orange County, in Rancho Cucamonga/Diamond Bar/Santa Ana, you will have access to world-class shopping, restaurants, professional sports, and performing arts.  Additionally, the perfect climate will allow for plenty of time at beaches, parks, and other outdoor activities.

In return for your efforts, we provide a competitive compensation package, including:

  • 40-hour workweek – affords you true work-life balance
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Secure State of California retirement that vests in five years
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $41,000 - $54,000 per year)
  • Paid CME, with paid time off to attend
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Relocation assistance for those new to State of California 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.
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