Chief Psychologist (Statewide)

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS)
Posted 161 days ago

Consultancy Orientation and Mentorship Services

$168,156 – $179,376 annual salary

California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable clinical leader, like you, to serve as Chief of the statewide Consultancy Orientation and Mentorship Services (COMS) program.

In this specialized role, you will provide consultation services – both onsite and remotely – to Mental Health Program Executives, Chiefs, and Supervisors, including mentorship for managerial, leadership, and skill development. Additionally, you will:

• Advise executives and hiring managers on statewide hiring and recruitment, training, orientation, and mentorship
• Direct COMS training, proctorship, and new employee orientation
• Evaluate and provide feedback to supervisors related to performance objectives/standards and make referrals to improve clinical staff retention
• Travel to CDCR institutions statewide

In addition to CA licensure, you must have a minimum 3 years of experience as a psychologist within a forensic setting and possess documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption.

In return for your efforts, we offer all of the stability, benefits, and work-life balance found in a career with the State of California:

• Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
• Secure State of California pension that vests in five years (visit for retirement formulas)
• Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans (tax defer up to $39,000 – $52,000 per year)
• Paid CEU with paid time off to attend
• And much more

This distinctive opportunity is available at the following Regional offices:

• Diamond Bar
• Elk Grove
• Santa Ana
• Rancho Cucamonga

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