CCHCS Career Spotlight
PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT
OPPORTUNITIES
Within CDCR’s correctional institutions, there are three distinct clinical care sites providing care to our most clinically complex mental health care patient population in an inpatient setting. They can be found at the California Medical Facility (CMF – Vacaville), the California Health Care Facility (CHCF – Stockton), and Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP – Soledad) locations. Due to expanding clinical needs, we are seeking a wide variety of professionals to join our multidisciplinary teams.

OPPORTUNITIES

Certified Nursing Assistants

As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) within the psychiatric inpatient program and under the direction of a Supervising Registered Nurse, you will perform basic nursing care procedures, address the ongoing needs of patients, and work collaboratively with other nursing staff and health care providers.

$36,324 – $45,480 annual salary range

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5618673&user_id=
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5619819&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5584494&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Clinical Social Workers

As a Clinical Social Worker (CSW) within the psychiatric inpatient program you will conduct patient assessments and summarize case information for use in diagnosis and treatment; develop, monitor, and modify treatment plans as necessary; and document and evaluate treatment progress.

$86,868 – $110,484 annual salary range (Licensed)
$80,748 – $103,032 annual salary range (Pre-licensed)

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5618375&user_id
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5619284&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5613963&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Licensed Vocational Nurses

As a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the psychiatric inpatient program and under the clinical guidance of a Registered Nurse, you will provide technical patient care, support to the care team for daily health operations, and work collaboratively with other nursing staff and health care providers.

$63,360 – $71,592 annual salary range

CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5622390&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5602180&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Psychiatrists

As a Psychiatrist within the psychiatric inpatient program you will perform psychiatric evaluations; write orders for admission, medications, and suicide precautions; provide individual and group psychotherapy; and collaborate and consult with medical staff and other members of the mental health team.

$280,344 – $336,864 annual salary range (Board Certified)
$273,156 – $327,360 annual salary range (Board Eligible)
(depending on experience)

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5510701&user_id=
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5510733&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5598686&user_id=

How to Apply
To begin the application process, please email your CV to CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Psychologists

As a Psychologist within the psychiatric inpatient program you will perform preadmission screenings and evaluations of patients; provide crisis intervention and individual therapy; and consult with psychiatrists, nursing, and other members of the care team.

$122,184 – $136,404 annual salary range (Licensed)
$103,512 – $112,524 annual salary range (Pre-licensed)

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5618130&user_id=
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5620681&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5598589&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Plus, with locations throughout California, you’re sure to find one that fits your lifestyle—whether you choose the history and natural wonders found in Northern California; the tight-knit communities of the Central Valley; the picturesque hamlets dotting the Central Coast; the variety of lifestyles available in Southern California; or the quintessential California living of San Diego.
Locations, Landscape Mural

WEB ACCESSIBILITY ASSISTANCE

The Careers portion of this site (i.e., creating your candidate profile, applying for jobs, taking examinations) is undergoing updates to add improved functionality and accessibility to the public. Some features and content may not be available during the transition.


If you are in need of assistance, please email us at MedCareers@cdcr.ca.gov or call us at (877) 793-4473.

CCHCS Career Spotlight
PSYCHIATRIC INPATIENT
OPPORTUNITIES


Within CDCR’s correctional institutions, there are three distinct clinical care sites providing care to our most clinically complex mental health care patient population in an inpatient setting. They can be found at the California Medical Facility (CMF – Vacaville), the California Health Care Facility (CHCF – Stockton), and Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP – Soledad) locations. Due to expanding clinical needs, we are seeking a wide variety of professionals to join our multidisciplinary teams.


OPPORTUNITIES

Certified Nursing Assistants

As a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) within the psychiatric inpatient program and under the direction of a Supervising Registered Nurse, you will perform basic nursing care procedures, address the ongoing needs of patients, and work collaboratively with other nursing staff and health care providers.

$36,324 – $45,480 annual salary range

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5618673&user_id=
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5619819&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5584494&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Clinical Social Workers

As a Clinical Social Worker (CSW) within the psychiatric inpatient program you will conduct patient assessments and summarize case information for use in diagnosis and treatment; develop, monitor, and modify treatment plans as necessary; and document and evaluate treatment progress.

$86,868 – $110,484 annual salary range (Licensed)
$80,748 – $103,032 annual salary range (Pre-licensed)

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5618375&user_id
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5619284&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5613963&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Licensed Vocational Nurses

As a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) within the psychiatric inpatient program and under the clinical guidance of a Registered Nurse, you will provide technical patient care, support to the care team for daily health operations, and work collaboratively with other nursing staff and health care providers.

$63,360 – $71,592 annual salary range

CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5622390&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5602180&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Psychiatrists

As a Psychiatrist within the psychiatric inpatient program you will perform psychiatric evaluations; write orders for admission, medications, and suicide precautions; provide individual and group psychotherapy; and collaborate and consult with medical staff and other members of the mental health team.

$280,344 – $336,864 annual salary range (Board Certified)
$273,156 – $327,360 annual salary range (Board Eligible)
(depending on experience)

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5510701&user_id=
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5510733&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5598686&user_id=

How to Apply
To begin the application process, please email your CV to CentralizedHiringUnit@cdcr.ca.gov

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Psychologists

As a Psychologist within the psychiatric inpatient program you will perform preadmission screenings and evaluations of patients; provide crisis intervention and individual therapy; and consult with psychiatrists, nursing, and other members of the care team.

$122,184 – $136,404 annual salary range (Licensed)
$103,512 – $112,524 annual salary range (Pre-licensed)

CHCF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5618130&user_id=
CMF: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5620681&user_id=
SVSP: https://cchcs.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=5598589&user_id=

How to Apply

  1. Click on the link above for your desired location
  2. Click the “Apply Now” button on the top left portion of the web page
  3. Log in or register for an account
  4. Follow the directions to complete the self-assessment
  5. Complete and submit your application

Who to Contact
For questions or information on the status of your application, please contact the HR mailbox below and indicate the location for which you have applied/are inquiring.
m_RegionalHRMailbox@cdcr.ca.gov

Locations, Landscape Mural
Plus, with locations throughout California, you’re sure to find one that fits your lifestyle—whether you choose the history and natural wonders found in Northern California; the tight-knit communities of the Central Valley; the picturesque hamlets dotting the Central Coast; the variety of lifestyles available in Southern California; or the quintessential California living of San Diego.
WEB ACCESSIBILITY ASSISTANCE

The Careers portion of this site (i.e., creating your candidate profile, applying for jobs, taking examinations) is undergoing updates to add improved functionality and accessibility to the public. Some features and content may not be available during the transition.

If you are in need of assistance, please email us at MedCareers@cdcr.ca.gov or call us at (877) 793-4473.