Physician & Surgeon (IM/FP)
Job Number: 5652137
Location: Valley State Prison - Chowchilla
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Central California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
 
Physician & Surgeon (IM/FP)
$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)
 
  • Physicians providing care at select institutions receive an additional 15% pay ($45,360 - $62,760 Time-Limited Board Certified; $43,092 - $59,640 Lifetime Board Certified; $40,824 - $56,496 Pre-Board Certified)
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 a private practice while committing to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism.
 
We currently have opportunities at Valley State Prison, located in Chowchilla.  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, or cheering for the Fresno State Bulldogs. 
 
Here, in a supportive and collaborative environment, you will:
  • Enjoy a practical patient panel 
  • Deliver basic primary care to our diverse patient population
  • Provide education to patients related to chronic disease management
CCHCS offers a competitive compensation package, including:
  • 40-hour workweek (affords you true work-life balance)
  • 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 $45,000 - $60,000 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
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 multidisciplinary team and contact Kevonna Brown, Recruiter at (916) 691-2360 or 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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