Psychiatrists practicing within one of the following Psychiatric Inpatient Units receive additional 15% stipend (of base salary):
California Health Care Facility – Stockton
California Medical Facility – Vacaville
California Institution for Women – Corona
San Quentin State Prison – San Quentin
Salinas Valley State Prison – Soledad
California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking proactive, knowledgeable psychiatrists to join our multidisciplinary mental health 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.
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 and providing in-person patient care; up to $10,000 for clinicians providing care via telemedicine/telepsychiatry services
40-hour workweek with flexible schedules (affords you true work-life balance)
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 $41,000 - $54,000 per year)
Paid CME, with paid time off to attend
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
Relocation assistance for those new to State of CA service
And much more
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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!