California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a dynamic CA-licensed psychiatrist with strong leadership and diplomatic skills to provide oversight and implementation of all psychiatric services within headquarters, Regional offices, and across all institutions within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Within this highly visible role and under the direction of the Deputy Director, Statewide Mental Health Program, you will:
Assume responsibility for planning, developing, and implementing psychiatric services to ensure the mental health program is providing a high standard of care in all settings, including outpatient and inpatient units/clinics
Assist in the achievement of state compliance with court orders and work to accurately measure and improve the quality and access of mental health services to patients
Consult and advise staff on psychiatric services, priorities, goals, policies, and procedures
Serve as a resource/consultant to other mental health program executives and staff for case reviews and appeals regarding psychiatric care and/or treatment plans
Recommend changes in policies and procedures to increase efficiency and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
As a competitive candidate, you will also have the following desirable core competencies, including, but not limited to:
Planning and organization
Inspiring and leading change
Data analysis and data processing
Conflict resolution and negotiation
Forensic and legal knowledge
Technical and technological savvy
Note: this is primarily a non-clinical position, though clinical experience is required.
This exceptional opportunity is available at CCHCS Headquarters in Elk Grove. Located approximately 15 miles south of California’s capitol, Sacramento, this friendly bedroom community features modern neighborhoods, excellent schools, and makes a great home base for day trips to Lake Tahoe, Napa, and San Francisco.
In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a robust benefits package, including:
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)
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
Relocation Assistance available to those new to State Service
And much more
To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV to: Lila Wasko at Lila.Wasko@cdcr.ca.gov or via phone at (279) 333-4555. To apply online please visit https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5644391&user_id=
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!