Chief Physician and Surgeon, Correctional Facility
$293,532 - $302,340 Annual Range (Time Limited Board Certified)
$278,856 - $287,196 Annual Range (Lifetime Board Certified)
The Chief Physician and Surgeon serves as a chief of service in charge of a major general medical and surgical subdivision in a State correctional facility; supervises physicians and other professional personnel giving medical care to patients; advises staff, either individually or by presiding at hospital ward, diagnostic, and clinical conferences on appropriate treatment techniques for specific cases; examines and treats patients requiring more difficult forms of medical treatment; serves as a consultant to staff members on unusual or difficult medical problems; recommends approval on such matters as institutional medical policy, new forms of treatment, and the need for equipment, facilities, personnel and budgeting; maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; and does other related work.
Desirable Qualifications: Possession of the legal requirements for the practice of medicine in California as determined by the Medical Board of California or the California Board of Osteopathic Examiners, and possession of a valid certificate issued by an American Medical Specialty Board or an American Osteopathic Board as a specialist in internal medicine or family medicine.
Please review the appropriate bulletin/assessment on the Bulletin Page for the Minimum Qualifications and, if qualified, complete the Assessment according to the instructions.
How To Apply: You may apply for this position by clicking HERE.
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!