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Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)


High Desert State Prison – Susanville

California Correctional Health Care Services

Northern California

Limited Term Intermittent

Until Filled

Staff Psychiatrist
$134.78  – $161.96 per hour (Board Certified)
$131.33 – $157.39 per hour (Board Eligible)
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking psychiatrists currently employed with the state of California who are interested in additional appointments to provide after-hours coverage in a part-time capacity.  For maximum allowable hours and location availability, please contact your CHU analyst.
These uncommon positions are available to all psychiatrists currently employed with the State of California who are not supervisors, managers, or executives. While your additional appointment may service the institution/worksite where you are currently assigned to work, you may not perform the same duties as your full time appointment, e.g. not in the same yard or unit. 

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 Aisha Wright, at 916.691.1253 or by email at
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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Credit Check
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No
    Salary Range: DOE