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CORRECTIONS AND REHABILITATION, CALIFORNIA INSTITUTION FOR MEN

Title:  CHIEF PSYCHIATRIST, CORRECTIONAL AND REHABILITITATIVE SERVICES (SAFETY)
Salary: $21,375.00 - $25,720.00
Posted: 10/09/2012

Job Description:
**THIS POSITION IS PENDING FREEZE EXEMPTION APPROVAL**

YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT CERTIFICATION LIST ELIGIBILITY, LATERAL OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR THIS VACANCY. IF NOT, CLICK ON THE DEPARTMENT LINK BELOW FOR BULLETIN AND EXAM INFORMATION. SUBJECT TO RE-EMPLOYMENT/SROA/DROA CLEARANCE.

Job Description:

Investigates behavior problems or mental disorders; examines, diagnoses, classifies, prescribes treatment, and rehabilitation programs for offenders in a diagnostic or outpatient clinic and directs the staff engaged in this work; supervises and participates in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of psychotic inmates or youthful offenders in a correctional institution; secures and reviews data on heredity, congenital, and environmental factors pertaining to individual offenders; reviews medical examination findings for evidence of organic disturbances related to behavior disorders; applies findings of psychological examination; determines organic conditions related to behavior disorders and prescribes psychiatric treatment; gives or directs the giving of psychotherapy and other treatment for preventing and correcting behavior and physical disorders; directs and participates in staff conferences and clinics for the discussion of psychiatric problems of offenders and their care and treatment; recommends transfer, parole, or discharge of offenders, and recommends arrangements for follow-up and after-care during parole; secures and trains assistants; plans, directs, and evaluates their work and takes or recommends appropriate action with respect to their work performance; prepares reports and does research on problems of delinquency and adult criminality; maintains order and supervises the conduct of persons committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; prevents escapes and injury by these persons to themselves, others, or to property; maintains security of working areas and work materials; and inspects premises and searches inmates or youthful offenders for contraband, such as weapons or illegal drugs.

*Through June 30, 2013, full-time employees’ monthly pay will be reduced by 4.62% in exchange for eight (8) hours of leave.

Benefits Information may be obtained by going to the Department of Personnel Administration website at www.calhr.ca.gov and to the CalPers website for Health Benefits at www.calpers.ca.gov.

Requirements (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.

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. PATTERN II: Satisfactorily completed specialized training requirements in psychiatry in programs that are either 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.

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 the 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-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. In order to apply and be considered for this position, ALL APPLICANTS should submit a completed Standard State Application Form (Std 678), along with a copy of your most recent performance report.

Mail to:
CCHCS Regional HR Admin – Southern
Attn: SHU/CIM/9774/Sara
P O Box 10869
Bakersfield, CA 93389-0869

Standard State Application Form (STD 678) available at www.jobs.ca.gov , under “My Profile.”

All Methods of appointment may be considered.

This advertisement will be used for this and other vacancies that may occur during this posting and future Permanent/Full-time and/or Limited Term/Full-time vacancies that may occur at this facility.

Applications may be screened and only the most competitive invited for an interview.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Chief Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services 080 - 220 - 9774 - 001
Location County
CA Institution for Men in Chino SAN BERNARDINO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/19/2012 http://www.changingprisonhealthcare.org
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
CCHCS - SHU/CIM/9774/Sara
P.O. Box 10869
Bakersfield, 93389-0869
Sara Woodall
661-665-7611

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