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Chief Psychiatrist, Correctional and Rehabilitative Services (Safety)

Department Name: CDCRRegion: Northern CaliforniaTime Base/FT/PT: Full TimeClosing Date/FFD: Until Filled
Chief Psychiatrist, Correctional & Rehabilitative Services (Safety)
$287,136 - $349,200 Annual Range (Board Certified)
$281,736 - $340,668 Annual Range (Non Board Certified)
A Chief Psychiatrist, Correctional and Rehabilitative Services (Safety), under general direction, in a State correctional facility or headquarters in the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, either (1) in a diagnostic or outpatient clinic to plan and direct the preventive and corrective psychiatric work with offenders; or (2) to plan and direct the psychiatric and mental health services programs in a correctional institution; or (3) in headquarters, has statewide responsibility for the Department's mental health program in such areas as program development, planning, standards, and evaluation; to maintain order and supervise the conduct of inmates or youthful offenders; to protect and maintain the safety of persons and property; and to do other related work.
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.
Please review the Minimum Qualifications on the Exam Bulletin and, if qualified, complete the Training and Experience Assessment (attached to the bulletin) according the instructions.
Apply for this position by clicking Apply Now at the top or bottom of this job posting. The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process. Erin Griffin at 707.465.1000 x5266. EOE.
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