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Salary: $19,263.00 - $22,047.00
Posted: 05/09/2014

Job Description:

As an experienced Chief Physician and Surgeon, the incumbent will serve as a supervising and technical expert in evaluating the quality of medical care in adult correctional institutions operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).  The incumbent supervises three Physician and Surgeons and three Nursing Consultants, Program Review staff.  Incumbent will assist in the review of selected health records of inmate patients to evaluate treatment or procedures related to specific areas of medical care (e.g., clinical services, chronic care, specialty services, health screenings, diagnostic services, etc.); evaluate whether the treatment provided is, or is not, compliant with identified standards; participate in a team of other medical experts and Deputy Inspectors General in conducting medical inspections at correctional institutions; provide medical expertise to other team members; evaluate prison medical operations for compliance with rules, regulations, standards, and policies; and travel to correctional institutions and related state offices.


Interested applicants must submit a completed, standard state application (STD 678) and resume to the address indicated. Faxed or e-mailed applications and resumes will not be accepted. Please describe the basis for your eligibility in the EXPLANATIONS box of the application. Applications will be accepted from individuals who have list, transfer or reinstatement eligibility to the class. Appointment is subject to SROA policies. Only the most qualified individuals will be interviewed.


SELECTION CRITERIA: Prior to employment with the Office of the Inspector General, a background investigation, including fingerprinting, will be conducted.



Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Chief Physician and Surgeon 297 - 002 - 9267 - 001
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources
10111 Old Placerville Rd. #110
Sacramento, CA 95827
Mohini Patel
(916) 255-1102

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