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Physician Assistant, Correctional Facility

Job Number: 5589408
Location: High Desert State Prison – Susanville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Physician Assistant, Correctional Facility
$125,496 – $144,624 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 a dedicated physician, you will deliver primary care to our diverse patient population. And, with 35 locations throughout California, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!

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 High Desert State Prison, located in the friendly community of Susanville.  Nestled in the picturesque foothills of Northeastern California, this is the ideal area for hiking, fishing, camping, and other activities.  It’s no wonder Susanville was recognized as one of the top places to live in the United States by Outdoor Life.
 
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
  • 401(k) and 457 retirement plans (tax defer up to $38,000 – $50,000 per year)
  • Visa sponsorship opportunities
  • Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
  • And much more
Take the first step in joining one of our outstanding multidisciplinary teams and contact Jeana Sosa at 916-691-1965 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”.
 
  
 
EOE.
Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.
Apply online, current NCCPA certification

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Salary Range: DOE
    Accessible by Public Transportation: No