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Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)

Job Number: 5214754
Location: High Desert State Prison – Susanville
Department Name: CDCR
Region: Northern California
Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time
Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Staff Psychiatrist
$266,844 – $320,640 (Board Certified)
$260,004 – $311,592 (Board Eligible)
 
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists with an interest in correctional and/or forensic psychiatry to join our multidisciplinary teams.  Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional facilities, you will find like-minded professionals committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism and well-versed in the intricate psychiatric and medical interplay necessary to treat our diverse patient population.  Here, you will develop treatment plans for cases you won’t encounter in any other practice.  And with the support of our dedicated medical assistants, you’ll be able to devote your time to practicing and honing advanced psychopharmacological skills.  During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability.  In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.
 
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, we offer true career balance with all of the stability and benefits found in employment with the State of California:
  • 40-hour workweek with flexible schedules 
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • State of California pension that vests in five years
  • 401(k) and 457(b) options – tax defer up to $35k per year
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • Visa sponsorship opportunities
  • CME annual stipend of $1,000 with paid time off to attend 
  • $10,000 Thank You Bonus to professionals newly hired with the State of California
  • Relocation assistance for those new to State of California service 
Take the first step in joining this outstanding multi-disciplinary team and contact LaTreese Phillips at
916-691-4818 or email 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.”
 
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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Master's
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