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Posted by: California Correctional Health Care Services on Dec 24, 2020


Blythe , CA

Job Description:

Staff Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)

Job Number: 5432811

Location: Ironwood State Prison - Blythe

Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services

Region: Southern 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 Ironwood State Prison located in Blythe. This friendly desert community is an outdoor recreational wonderland, with access to almost 95 miles of navigable water for boating, fishing, and water skiing and 350 days of sunshine to enjoy golfing, tennis, and hiking. The upscale enclaves of La Quinta, Palm Desert, and Palm Springs make an attractive home base for many of Ironwood State Prison’s mental health professionals and their families.

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 â€" 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 Clinicians at this site may be eligible for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program
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 ."

Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.


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About California Correctional Health Care Services

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) provides medical, dental, and mental health care to patients in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) statewide system. Offering a wide variety of careers to choose from, competitive compensation, and generous benefits you’ll feel right at home here in our highly structured State agency. Visit www.cchcs.ca.gov/careers/ to find the ideal career for the next chapter of your life.

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