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Staff Psychiatrist – Psychiatric Inpatient Program (Statewide)

California Correctional Health Care Service

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Staff Psychiatrist – Psychiatric Inpatient Program (Statewide)

$256,488 - $308,184 annual salary (Board Certified)
$249,900 - $299,496 annual salary (Board Eligible) 

2% salary increase scheduled for July 1, 2018!

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists with an interest in correctional/forensic psychiatry to join our Psychiatric Inpatient Program (PIP).

Within the PIP, you will:

  • Perform psychiatric evaluation for assigned in-patients in the Acute Psychiatric Program and/or Intermediate Treatment Program units
  • Write orders for admission, transfer, discharge, medications, restraints, seclusion, and suicide precautions
  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy

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 – affords you true work-life balance
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Secure State of California pension that vests in five years
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans – tax defer up to $48,000 per year
  • Paid CME, with paid time off to attend
  • Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
  • And much more

We currently have opportunities at the following locations:

  • California Health Care Facility – Stockton, CA
  • California Medical Facility – Vacaville, CA
  • Salinas Valley State Prison – Soledad, CA

Take the first step toward joining one of our outstanding mental health teams and contact us today!

LaTreese Phillips
(916) 691-4818 

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