Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor) Correctional And Rehabilitative Services

California Prison Health Care System Soledad , CA 93960

Posted 3 months ago

Department Name: California Correctional Health Care Services Region:

Bay Area Time Base/FT/PT: Full Time Limited Term Closing Date/FFD: Until Filled

Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor), Correctional and Rehabilitative Services (Safety)

$285,540- $340,164 Annual Range (Board Certified)

$279,528 - $332,196 Annual Range (Board Eligible)

Under the general direction of the Chief Psychiatrist, the Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor) is responsible for supervision of a team of psychiatrists and other interdisciplinary clinicians providing comprehensive care, including evaluation, diagnosis, medication management, and case review, to a patient population with a diverse range of mental health disorders.

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 "Apply Now" on the top or bottom of this page.

Contact or 559-221-3261 for your questions regarding the application process, and status of your application.


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Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor) Correctional And Rehabilitative Services

California Prison Health Care System