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Physician & Surgeon (IM/FP)

Job Number: 5584301
Location: High Desert State Prison – Susanville
Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Limited Term Intermittent
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Physician & Surgeon (IM/FP)
$135.68 starting hourly rate (Time-Limited Board Certified)
$128.89 starting hourly rate (Lifetime Board Certified)
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking physician and surgeons currently employed with the state of California who are interested in additional appointments to provide after-hours coverage in a part-time capacity, up to 40 hours per month.
These uncommon positions are available to all physician and surgeons currently employed by the State of California. The only stipulation is that the additional appointment cannot service the institution where you are currently assigned to work, and you cannot be a supervisor, manager, or executive.
Additional Information:
  • Time worked is not considered overtime.
  • Time worked will be outside your normal hours.
  • The dates and hours of work will be determined by the hiring location.

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.

Take the first step in joining this outstanding multi-disciplinary team and contact Jeana Sosa, at 916.691.1965 or by email at

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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, must be board certified.

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