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California Correctional Health Care Statewide

Staff Psychiatrist

$261,612 - $314,352 annual salary (Board Certified)

$254,904 - $305,484 annual salary (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 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:

  • 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

If you’re looking for a place of wonder, natural beauty, and excitement, the Golden State is where you belong.  California has a diverse economy and is a leader both in income and green technology.  With 35 facilities situated throughout the state, there is a location perfect for you.  Northern California features a beautiful coastline along with metropolitan destinations like San Francisco and the cutting edge Silicon Valley.  The Central Valley, with its lush farmland, is also an area dotted with traditional, affordable small towns.  Finally, Southern California is home to sunshine and Los Angeles, a land of entertainment, pop culture, and new trends.  Find the exceptional California lifestyle you’ve been wanting – with us!

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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