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California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a proactive, knowledgeable CA-licensed psychiatrist to provide clinical leadership to a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Substance Abuse Treatment Facility.
In this key position, you will:
Coordinate clinical activities, including the development, implementation, review, and modification of treatment modalities and therapeutic services as needed; oversee caseload assignments
Consult with a team of mental health professionals, custody, and administrative personnel to resolve patient diagnostic problems, behavior and housing issues; conduct the more complex inmate assessments and respond to appeals
Participate in the hiring process for psychiatry applicants, including coordinating onboarding and training activities; complete employee performance reviews and development plans
Review and evaluate the clinical program, including reports and statistics; perform special assignments as requested by the Chief Psychiatrist
In return for your efforts, we offer all of the stability, benefits, and work-life balance found in a career with the State of California:
40-hour workweek with flexible schedules
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 retirement plans (tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year)
Relocation assistance for those new to State service
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
Visa sponsorship opportunities
And much more
The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility is located in the central valley rural town of Corcoran, a short commute from the bedroom communities of Merced and Fresno.
About California Correctional Health Care Services
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!