Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services Region: Northern California Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
$127,296 - $143,904 Annual Range
Are you looking to practice medicine and maintain a positive work-life balance? A career with California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) allows you to focus on providing quality care without the burdens of managing insurance paperwork or maintaining an unrealistic patient load. Here, in a supportive, collaborative environment, and in conjunction with one of our dedicated physicians, you will deliver primary care to our diverse patient population.
All psychiatric nurse practitioners with CCHCS must have current California RN licensure and Nurse Practitioner Furnishing certificate with board certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner, and certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
With the direction of a psychiatrist, you will:
Provide evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment plans for patients, including those for suspected physical or neurological conditions
Determine patients' need for psychiatric medication and crisis intervention
Assess and monitor patients' continued use of prescribed psychotropic medications
We currently have opportunities at the California Health Care Facility (CHCF), a unique facility whose mission is to care for patients with the most severe and long-term needs. Located in Stockton 45 miles east of Sacramento, CHCF is also accessible from many Sacramento area communities, including family-friendly Elk Grove.
Take the first step in joining this outstanding multi-disciplinary team and contact Hasanah Melochick, at 916-691-0727 or by email at CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov.
In return for your efforts, CCHCS provides a competitive compensation package, including:
40-hour workweek affords you true work-life balance
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
Paid insurance, license, and DEA renewal
401(k) and 457 retirement plans (tax defer up to $38,000 - $50,000 per year)
Visa sponsorship opportunities
Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
And much more
This is a limited term position and it has the possibility of becoming permanent.
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