Established to oversee and provide timely access to health care within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s 35 adult correctional institutions, California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is quickly becoming a leader in the field of correctional medicine. To achieve this designation, CCHCS employs a vast network of health care professionals dedicated to quality management improvements throughout our health system.
CCHCS is seeking an experienced Pharmacist with a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt ready to apply their skills and knowledge within our organization’s expanding Quality Management (QM) Program.
This rare opportunity is based out of CCHCS’ Regional Office in Bakersfield. In collaboration with and under the direction of the Statewide Associate Director of QM, you will:
Provide leadership and, using L6S tools and techniques, serve as the project lead and program coordinator for CCHCS’ Lean Six Sigma (L6S) Program
Facilitate committees, workgroups, and multidisciplinary teams to analyze and address quality problems using the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control methodology
Collaborate with executives to develop implementation strategies, program processes, and associated documentation, while resolving project barriers
Provide guidance and support to the QM Lean Office in developing a strategic plan for the L6S program, including mission, vision, objectives, and performance measures in alignment with statewide priorities
Represent the QM Lean Office in meetings with stakeholders, including representatives of other state agencies, and QM experts from both public and private sectors
Travel to institutions, CCHCS Headquarters, and other regional offices in support of the QM program
To thrive in this role, you must have:
Current CA pharmacist licensure
High level of knowledge of health care quality improvement concepts
Additionally, you must meet minimum qualifications through one of the following paths:
Two years of experience as a pharmacist, preferably including one year in a hospital pharmacy
One year of experience in CA State service performing the duties of a Pharmacist I
In return for your efforts, we offer all of the benefits and security of employment with the State of California, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in five years
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans
Relocation assistance for those new to State service
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 professional 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 35 locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!