Job Posting

California Correctional Health Care Services

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT POSTING

JC-73132 - SENIOR PSYCHIATRIST (SUPERVISOR), CORRECTIONAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES (SAFETY)

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-73132
Position #(s):
030-220-9761-002
Classification:
SENIOR PSYCHIATRIST (SUPERVISOR), CORRECTIONAL AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES (SAFETY)
$11,194.00 - $13,304.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: San Diego County
Job Type: Permanent, Part Time - 1/2 Time
Facility: Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility

Department Information

This position is located at the Richard J Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, California.  

Job Description and Duties

Under general direction, in a State correctional facility or outpatient clinic in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation or where Department of Mental Health is used as a contractor to provide diagnostic and treatment services, to supervise physicians and other health care providers giving psychiatric care to mentally ill patients; give psychiatric services to such patients; to maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates or youthful offenders; to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; and to do other related work. 

Working Conditions

This positions is part-time working 20 hours per week

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Medical Board Of California License. You will be required to provide a copy of your license prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) a American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Certificate. You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate prior to being hired.

Minimum 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. (Applicants who are in the process of securing approval of their qualifications by the Medical Board of California or the Board of Osteopathic Examiners will be admitted to the examination, but the Board to which application is made must determine that all legal requirements have been met before candidates will be eligible for appointment.) and

Either Pattern I Possession of a valid certificate in psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. and

Two years of post-residency experience as a psychiatrist in a correctional facility, or in a psychiatric inpatient or outpatient setting.

Or Pattern II

Satisfactorily completed specialized training requirements in psychiatry in programs that are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Two patterns of training are acceptable: Either I Completion of a four-year residency program in psychiatry accredited by the ACGME or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA. (Exception: Any applicant who completed a residency program in psychiatry that was accredited by the ACGME, or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA, or certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada at the time the applicant completed the residency will qualify under this pattern of training upon Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation verification that all residency requirements were successfully completed, and if all other requirements are met.) and

Two years of post-residency experience as a psychiatrist in a correctional facility, or in a psychiatric inpatient or outpatient setting.

Or II

Completion of a broad-based clinical year of ACGME or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA-accredited training program in internal medicine, family medicine, or pediatrics; or an ACGME or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA-accredited transitional year program that included a minimum of four months of primary care; or an ACGME or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA-accredited residency in a clinical specialty requiring comprehensive and continuous patient care. and

Three years of postgraduate, specialized residency training in an ACGME or Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA-accredited psychiatry program. and

Two years of post-residency experience as a psychiatrist in a correctional facility, or in a psychiatric inpatient or outpatient setting.

(Candidates who are within six months of meeting these requirements may take the examination, but they cannot be appointed until these requirements are met.)

 

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Completed Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. A completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included, when submitting your application in hard copy.

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

California Correctional Health Care Services
Attn: Fidelia RJD 9761 PPT.50
Regional Human Resources – Southern
P.O. Box 81857
Bakersfield, CA 93380

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Empathetic understanding of patients of a State correctional facility and of the problems of the mentally ill, delinquency, and adult criminality; willingness to work in a State correctional facility; alertness; keenness of observation; tact; patience; emotional stability; and demonstrated leadership ability. 

Persons appointed to this position must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates or youthful offenders. Assignments may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates or youthful offenders and/or the protection of personal and real property.

Empathetic understanding of patients of a State correctional facility and of the problems of the mentally ill, delinquency, and adult criminality; willingness to work in a State correctional facility; alertness; keenness of observation; tact; patience; emotional stability; and demonstrated leadership ability. 

Persons appointed to this position must be reasonably expected to have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental, and emotional) situations encountered on the job without compromising their health and well-being or that of their fellow employees or that of inmates or youthful offenders. Assignments may include sole responsibility for the supervision of inmates or youthful offenders and/or the protection of personal and real property.

 

Benefits

State employee benefits information can be found on the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website at: www.calhr.ca.gov.  Health benefit information for State employees can be found on the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) website at: www.calpers.ca.gov.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

  • Human Resources Contact:
    Fidelia Marquez
    (661) 664-3237
  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Lupe Delavega
    (619) 661-8657
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Coordinator
    (916) 691-6035
    CCHCS_Disability_Management_Unit@cdcr.ca.gov
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Information

NEW ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON SECTION 1(6/2017)

  • All methods of appointment may be considered.
  • This recruitment may be used to fill any positions that may occur during the life of the recruitment.
  • If using education to meet minimum qualifications, include a copy of your informal transcripts, and/or degree.
  • In the "Explanations" section of the STD678. you must indicate your appointment eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, etc.)
  • Please ensure all portions of the application are completed, do not leave anything blank (including, but not limited to. hours/week worked and start/end dates.)
  • Candidates selected not currently employed with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and/or California Correctional Health Care Services shall be subject to a live scan fingerprinting process to obtain state (DOJ) and federal (FBI) clearances prior to employment.
 

  

You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • By Mail
Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)