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California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists 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 and honing advanced psychopharmacological skills.
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:
Appreciation Bonus of up to $35,000 for clinicians newly hired with the State of CA
Psychiatrists providing care within the Psychiatric Inpatient Unit receive an additional 15% Stipend of Base Pay ($42,888 - $51,540 Board Certified; $41,796 - $50,088 Board Eligible)
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(b) retirement plans (tax defer up to $45,000 - $60,000 per year)
Dedicated assistance with visa sponsorship
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
Relocation assistance for those new to State of CA service
Potential NHSC Loan Repayment
We currently have opportunities at California State Prison, Corcoran. This central valley rural town is a short commute from the bedroom communities of Merced and Fresno. From here, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including exploring Yosemite National Park, discovering regional wineries, and cheering on the Fresno State Bulldogs.
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!