Careers

California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking compassionate, knowledgeable psychiatrists to join our multidisciplinary mental health teams. Within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s adult correctional facilities, you can make a true impact on an underserved population and build a rewarding career surrounded by like-minded colleagues in a diverse, stimulating clinical environment. With reasonable caseloads, ample administrative time, boundaries around controlled substances, and no interference from insurance companies, you can provide quality care free from many of the frustrations that are common in community practice.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, visa sponsorship opportunities, and all of the benefits and security of State employment, including up to $20,000 Thank You Bonus for psychiatrists new to California State service. Plus, with State-owned and -operated facilities throughout California, you’re sure to find one that fits your lifestyle.

BENEFITS:

  • 40-hour workweek with flexible schedules (affords you true work-life balance)
  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
  • Secure State of California retirement that vests in five years (visit California Public Employees' Retirement System for retirement formulas)
  • Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans (tax defer up to $41k – $54k per year)
  • Dedicated assistance with H-1B, J-1 Waiver, and TN visa sponsorship
  • Up to a $20,000 Thank You Bonus to professionals newly hired with the State of California
  • Possibility for student loan repayment programs
  • Relocation assistance available to professionals newly hired with the State of California
  • And much more

Take the first step in joining one of our outstanding teams and contact us at CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov or (877) 793-4473. You may also apply online at Psychiatry Careers.

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Staff Psychiatrist, California Health Care Facility Stockton

Staff Psychiatrist, Salinas Valley State Prison Soledad