Within our psychiatric inpatient program, you’ll work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians committed to providing optimal care, promoting patients’ successful reintegration into society, and reducing recidivism. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Mental Health Program will offer Telework options which will be provided based on operational availability. In addition, hiring interviews will be available virtually using teleconferencing or video conferencing options.
In this key position, you will:
Provide psychological assessment and treatment, crisis intervention, and discharge planning
Participate in committee work, interdisciplinary team conferences, and meetings
Prepare comprehensive patient reports
While a valid California Psychologist license is required, the ideal candidate will also have:
Inpatient experience or treating a severely and persistently mentally ill population
Interest in supervising unlicensed clinicians
Ability to develop patient-centered treatment plans
Excellent communication skills and open to opportunities to learn and grow
In return for your efforts, we provide all of the benefits and stability that come with State employment, including:
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years – visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
Free on-site, in-person CEUs
Robust 401(k) and 457 retirement plans – tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year
And much more
This rewarding opportunity is available at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP), located in the Monterey County town of Soledad.
About California Correctional Health Care Services - Salinas Valley State Prison
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!