Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program
$160,056 - $170,736 annual salary
Do you have a keen professional interest in addiction medicine and substance use treatment? California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking an experienced psychologist to take a lead role in our Integrated Substance Use Disorder Treatment program. This newly-created statewide program is designed to provide integrated, specialized care to patients with a history of substance use who require additional medical assistance.
In this vital role, you will:
Develop education tools and outreach for programmatic needs to address behavioral health and other stressors
Serve as a clinical subject matter expert and provide leadership and technical direction to CCHCS’ Licensed Clinical Social Workers
Design programs and processes to improve patient and staff engagement, health outcomes, wellness, and reduce overutilization
Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to ensure an integrated whole person care approach is applied to treatment
Travel to CDCR correctional institutions throughout California
In addition to a valid California Psychologist license and a Doctorate Degree in Psychology, you must have three years of experience as a licensed Psychologist in a forensic setting, such as a local jail or community-based forensic treatment unit.
In return for your efforts, we offer a competitive compensation package, including:
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $39,000 - $52,000 per year)
Free on-site, in-person CEUs
And much more
This opportunity is based at CCHCS’ comfortable and modern campus-style headquarters office in Elk Grove, located approximately 15 miles south of Sacramento.
Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) was implemented. PLP 2020 requires that each full-time employee receive a 9.23 percent reduction in pay in exchange for 16 hours PLP 2020 leave credits monthly through June 2022.
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About California Correctional Health Care Services
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!